Wojciech Balczun was presented to the staff of Ukrzaliznytsia on May 16, 2016. Later, on June 6, he signed the contract.

Before Ukrzaliznytsia he led PKP Cargo, Polish freight railway company, from January 2008 to early 2013. He turned the loss-making state enterprise into a profitable company.

CFTS decided to compare key parameters of PKP Cargo and the freight segment of Ukrzaliznytsia. These assets are expected to become the base for UZ Cargo, freight railway company that can be created in future.

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