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PKP Cargo

PKP Cargo

Geographic Location

Country: Poland


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
49.20 - Freight rail transport
Group: PKP Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-09-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

PKP Cargo, Poland’s largest railway freight carrier, has announced that will employ 500 train drivers in 2016. New employees will receive special training and the company expenditures to cover the cost of this programme are estimated to PLN 20 mn (EUR 4.71 mn USD 5.36 mn). PKP Cargo Group is the second largest railway freight carrier in Europe. Currently, the company employs 4,200 train drivers across the country.