The Ministry of infrastructure announced the “immediate” upgrade of Railways

Мининфраструктуры объявило о «немедленном» обновлении Укрзализныци

Infrastructure initiates the renewal of rolling stock of Railways. This was announced by the Minister Vladislav Crickley during the presentation of the “To do list” of changes that are planned in the sphere of infrastructure and transport.

Crickley announced a plan for the next 5 years, which involves not only improving the quality of passenger and freight transport, but the transfer in concession of objects Railways, including stations in the largest cities.

Ukrzaliznytsia is back in the squad of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine and we start to change it. This should be done immediately because the average age of locomotives is more than 40 years, the degree of wear of freight and passenger cars – more than 85%, passenger transportation and operation of the stations unprofitable for the Railways“, – said Vladislav Crickley.

As noted by the head of the Ministry of Infrastructure, lease or sale of property zheleznolorozhnogo carrier that is not used, can bring additional funds. The money for the purchase of rolling stock and improving the work of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia”. According to preliminary estimates, the cost of non-core assets PAT – more than 10 billion UAH. Now the Ministry is developing a plan to transfer the business of railway stations of Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Khmelnitsky, chop.

After upgrading rolling stock “uz” plans to open new routes within Ukraine and international calls.

Crickley also added that in 2020, the planned arrangement of the entrances and approaches to railway crossings, the installation of new video surveillance systems, arrangement of devices pereezdnaya automation at unregulated crossings, etc.

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