Lucchini Poland (LPL) started its operation in Poland in 2001 within the framework of Huta LW in Warsaw. In March 2003, the wheelsets department was separated from the structure of Huta LW and started his own production as independent company Lucchini Poland Sp. z o.o.
In January 2001 a production facility in Minsk Mazowiecki was created, organized with the best of know-how of Lucchini Group. It is rigged with the latest machinery and equipment that meet the highest European and world standards.
LPL located on route of international railway Berlin–Warsaw–Moscow line, offers a wide range of railway components and services for freight and passenger vehicles, including design of customized and innovative wheelsets. Within scope of Lucchini Poland supply there are complete bogies overhaul and gearbox revision as well as mounting of new gearboxes and power packs on new build wheelsets. The plant in equipped with the most technologically advanced machine park. It is thus able to guarantee high quality products. The entire production process is subject to constant and rigorous inspections. Non-destructive and destructive tests are carried out by highly qualified staff, supported by the latest technology and NDT equipment.
LPL offers also NDT personnel Training Center, launched in 2011. NDT Training Centre of Lucchini Poland conducts the following courses: Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Level 1,2 and 3 and SpecKol, Magnetic-particle (MT) Level 1,2 and 3 and SpecKol, Visual Testing (VT) Level 1,2 and 3 and SpecKol.
All training courses are carried out in accordance with the PN-EN ISO 9712 Standards.
1st of March 2018 Lucchini Poland opened the new line of Gearbox and Bogies Maintenance and handles several contracts:
- 2 contracts for bogie revision: for Metro Warszawa – 6 bogies/per month and for Arriva – 2 bogies of passenger vehicles every 3 months
- 2 contracts for gearbox maintenance: Alstom Pendolino – 160 gearboxes / P4.1 service after 1 20 0000 km and for Metro Warszawa – 110 gearboxes.
Furthermore, Lucchini Poland have signed the LETTER OF INTENT for Cooperation agreement in 2018-2023 in the field of bogies and wheelsets overhaul for passenger cars. The agreement has been signed 24th of May 2018 in Minsk Mazowiecki (Poland) by and between: Zakład Usług Taborowych „REMTRAK” Sp. z o.o. represented by: Zbigniew Ciemny – The Chairman of the Management Board – and Lucchini Poland Sp. z o.o. represented by Antonio Mastrangelo – Member of the Management Board – and Krzysztof Laskowski – Member of the Management Board.
REMTRAK and Lucchini Poland are willing to cooperate in the following projects:
- Overhaul of complete bogies for following types:
- Overhaul of complete wheelsets for following types of bogies:
Estimated quantity: 300 pcs. bogies and 1500 pcs. wheelsets.
What’s more, Lucchini Poland received the first in the history Lucchini RS Group purchase order for Limoset Gdańsk – from PESA (1 tramset + option for 90 wheelsets) and first contract for replacement of wheels in FLIRT Łodź Vehicles (STADLER).
Written by Katarzyna Wolińska-Komuda
LPL Planning and Analysis Coordinator