The Russian Railways has been prohibited from avoiding penalties for delays, meaning that it will no longer be able to impose on clients agreements for “increasing the period of delivery of goods.
Russia requires additional expenditures on insurance of cargo from foreign carriers, which makes transportation by truck a significantly less profitable business. Poland believes that Moscow has declared a transport war on it and is seeking to ally with Ukraine.
Ukrzaliznytsia has decided finally to put an end to its age-old problems – its loss-making transport operations, the subsidizing of unprofitable transport segments, and the lack of funds for investment. What should passengers and freighters expect from adoption the new draft of the Law on Rail Transport?