Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
All Poland
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.10 - Passenger rail transport, interurban

2,000 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
12 September 2015
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
12 September 2017


Przewozy Regionalne (PR), the Polish regional passenger train operator, has announced that up to 2,000 positions will be cut via voluntary dismissal programme within next two years. The programme will affect employees from the departments of technical maintenance and train teams. The conditions of the restructuring programme have been negotiated with the local trade unions. The redundant workers will receive severance pay amounting 12 months’ wages. The company estimates the programme will costs PLN 107 mn (EUR 25.38mn USD 28.78mn). The programme is a part of larger restructuring plan of company aiming at increasing financial effectiveness.


  • 12 September 2015: Portal Samorządowy
  • 18 September 2015: Rynek Kolejowy


Eurofound (2015), Przewozy Regionalne, Internal restructuring in Poland, factsheet number 85004, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/85004.