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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?

Boryspil by Train: What We Know About the Future Railway Line from Kyiv to the Boryspil Airport

The prime minister has announced that a railway line between Kyiv and the country’s main airport will be launched before the end of this year. Where will the route of the railway line pass through, does the required passenger volume exist, and what could hinder the project?

The US Kremlin List: Analysis by Cargo Volumes

The United States is threatening to impose new sanctions on Russia, and its Treasury Department has prepared a list of 210 Russian officials and oligarchs who may face prohibitions and restrictions. The new sanctions list may also affect the Ukrainian transport sector. How?

How Will Ukrzaliznytsia Upgrade Its Commuter Trains?

Commuter trains are one of the most popular modes of passenger transport in Ukraine, but they are unprofitable and more than 90% of the rolling stock is obsolete. What is the way out of this situation?

Bringing Locomotives Back to Life in the City of Shipbuilders

Mykolaiv was given this unofficial name because four shipyards are located in the city. However, very few people know about the Mykolaiv diesel locomotive repair plant.

Extremely Simple: How China’s CHEC is Dredging the Yuzhny Port

China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has begun dredging work in the waters of the Yuzhny port. What is the specific nature of the dredging process, how many vessels will be involved in it, and why is a suction dredger waiting for work?

Hello! Laundry? How Ukrzaliznytsia Washes Linen

A CFTS report on the operation of the Kyiv-Passazhyrskyi train depot’s laundry complex and an interview with Ukrzaliznytsia’s director of passenger transportation and services Ihor Romankiv on the Ukrzaliznytsia management’s vision for development of its laundry facilities.

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