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Ukraine’s 15,000-Mile Lifeline

The CFTS reprints the New York Times editorial about the outstanding courage of the Ukrainian railroad workers who gave Ukraine and Ukrainians a shoulder at the most critical moment in the country's modern history.

Not an Iron Curtain: Why the Sanctions on the Export of Russian Mining and Metals Products are Not Working

Europe continues to purchase Russian iron ore and cast iron although they can easily be replaced with products from other sources. Why is this happening despite sanctions?

Bypassing Russia and Belarus: How Countries are Trying to Increase Cargo Transit on the Trans-Caspian Route

The measures Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey are taking to take advantage of the opportunity to make money from the freight transit between China and the EU following the imposition of sanctions against Russia.

Feeding the World: How to Establish Grain Export Logistics from Ukraine

Is it possible to lift the blockade of Ukrainian ports, and which European seaports can temporarily help with the export of Ukrainian grain?

Never Too Many Sanctions: How to Ensure a Naval Blockade of Russia

Maximum restriction of Russian maritime trade can be no less painful to the aggressor country than stopping the purchase of its oil. What is already being done in this regard and what sanctions are still missing?

Ukrainian National Airlines: What We Know About the New National Airline Being Created

The president of Ukraine has announced the name of the future national air carrier and consultants for the project have disclosed the size of the airline's fleet and the number of its routes. How much money will be needed to implement the plans?

Chornobyl 35 Years Later: How to Turn the Exclusion Zone into a Development Territory

How the infrastructure in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone should be modernized to enable it to reach its tourism potential.

What lies ahead for the transport industry? State managers answer questions from businesses

Business representatives and top managers in the Ukrainian transport industry discuss the immediate prospects for development of infrastructure in the country.

The First Concession Project: How Risoil-Kherson Will Operate the State-Owned Kherson Commercial Seaport

The Kherson port concession project is the basis for development of a model for investment not only in the port industry, but also in infrastructure and other sectors where concession is applicable.

Road Construction Supervision: Why Ukravtodor is Introducing Technical Supervision by International Companies

International engineering companies will now begin monitoring construction of roads in Ukraine. It is not cheap, but it should improve the quality of roadworks and bring Ukraine a step closer to the standards of international financial institutions.

Will Everyone be Grounded? How Coronavirus Is Affecting Aviation in Europe and Ukraine

How is the aviation industry experiencing the coronavirus epidemic, how big is airlines’ margin of safety, which Ukrainian airports face the greatest risk, and what will happen after the crisis?

Life after Tokens: What Will Happen to Kyiv Subway Fares

A short guide to help passengers avoid getting confused by the new subway fare system.

Kryklyi’s To-Do List: the Infrastructure Ministry’s Plans for the Next 5 Years

How the Ministry of Infrastructure plans to develop Ukrzaliznytsia, seaports, airports, and roads in the coming years.

Everyone in Favor but with Reservations: Businesses and Government Assess New Rail Transport Bill

Ministry of Infrastructure, Ukrzaliznytsia, and businesses do not question the need for a law on rail transport, but they all have reservations about the draft of the law.

What Passengers Do Not See: How Ukrzaliznytsia’s High-Speed Trains Are Serviced

What Passengers Do Not See: How Ukrzaliznytsia’s High-Speed Trains Are Serviced

Mail Delivery by Rail: Who Needs Ukrzaliznytsia’s New Project

Ukrzaliznytsia intends to connect flatcars for transporting containers of mail to some passenger trains. Are postal logistics operators interested in this?

The TEN-T Transport Network: How the European Union Sees Development of Ukraine’s Infrastructure

Ukraine has been included on TEN-T maps prepared by the European Commission for the first time. Which are the European Commission’s priority infrastructure projects in Ukraine?

In Search Of Our Own Locomotive: Can Electric Locomotives Be Manufactured In Ukraine Today?

Which Ukrainian factories have experience of manufacturing electric locomotives and are capable of covering the shortage electric locomotives, at least partially?

All that Glitters in China is Not Gold: Five Frozen Chinese Infrastructure Projects in Ukraine

What are the prospects for implementation of the billion-dollar projects that have already been announced by China in Ukraine?

Nobody Waits For Nobody: How the Hutchison Ports Container Terminal Operates in Barcelona

Six people managing a container terminal with a turnover of 1.8 million TEU? This is not fantasy. It is the reality in which the BEST container terminal operates in the Spanish Port of Barcelona. How does it operate?

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