Ukrzaliznytsya ” plans to raise ticket prices by half

In “Ukrzaliznytsia” stated that ticket prices should raise twice that this year they will increase by 25%.

Укрзалізниця планує підняти ціни на квитки вдвічі

“Ukrzaliznytsia” says that in 2019 it plans on quarter to increase tariffs for the carriage of passengers by rail.

The company emphasize: to make shipping profitable, the cost of tickets to raise more than doubled, and rates for the transportation of Luggage – almost 3.5 times, informs Rus.Media.

“The change of tariffs for passenger rail transportation inherent in the quantitative assumptions of the forecast economic and social development of Ukraine for the year 2019 is provided in the amount of 25%. Ukrzaliznytsia is preparing a proposal to the Ministry of infrastructure to conduct the indexation of tariffs for transportation of passengers in two stages, from April 1 to 12% and from 1 October to 12%,” – said the press service of the company.

If the Ministry and other involved bodies of Executive power to confirm such a proposal, the rates will be indexed in all categories of trains and carriages (except carriages of the first class carriages intercity+) that run on the territory of Ukraine, added in “ME”.

In addition, from 1 April 2019 is indexed by the level of tariffs for the carriage of baggage and cargo by 25%.

“Railway transport has significant social burden on the exercise of passenger transport tariffs below the economically justified level more than two times, as well as from transportation of preferential categories of citizens determined by the current legislation of Ukraine”, – declare in the company.