Demand for the Mukacheve-Kosice train was higher among foreigners than it was among Ukrainians during the summer.
This is stated in information released by the Ukrainian Railways joint-stock company (Ukrzaliznytsia), the CFTS portal reports.
According to Ukrzaliznytsia, 55% of the train's passengers during the summer were foreigners and 45% Ukrainians.
Citizens of Slovakia accounted for 34% of the train’s passengers, citizens of the Czech Republic 12%, and citizens of Hungary 4%. In addition, the train’s passengers included citizens of Argentina, Paraguay, and South Korea. In total, citizens of 39 countries traveled on the Mukacheve-Kosice train.
As reported, the Mukacheve-Kosice train was launched on June 10. It runs between the Ukrainian and Slovak cities twice a day. Rolling stock belonging to Slovakia’s ZSSK rail operator is operated on the route.
Tickets for the Prague-Mukacheve-Prague can now be booked early via the internet in the Czech Republic, which means that the Mukacheve-Kosice train’s passengers have sufficient time to transfer to a Prague-bound train after arriving in Kosice.