The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure is assessing the damage to transport facilities as a result of the military operations against separatists in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
"We are setting up a working committee, which is currently studying the situation with regarding the amounts of losses, and we will immediately start work on reconstruction of the damaged infrastructure," Minister of Infrastructure Maksym Burbak said at a briefing on Monday, the CFTS correspondent reports.
According to Burbak, preliminary information indicates that 705 kilometers of roads will have to be restored in the Lugansk region and 228 kilometers in the Donetsk region.
"Three bridges have been destroyed in the Lugansk region and three in the Donetsk region. Two artificial structures have been damaged in each," the minister said.
According to him, the damage to railway infrastructure is being assessed. In addition, three public transport headquarters have been set up at railway stations: in Krasnoarmeysk (Donetsk region), Svatovo (Lugansk region), and Barvenkovo (Kharkov region).
According to the minister, the ministry is performing all transportation work in accordance with orders and providing additional railcars. Furthermore, three trains that can fulfill any order if necessary have been configured.