PJSC Ukrainska Zaliznytsia based on the assets of the State Railway Administration of Ukraine was registered on October 21.

"We've just registered the following legal entity: public joint-stock company Ukrainska Zaliznytsia. Happy birthday, PJSC UZ!" Infrastructure Minister Andriy Pyvovarsky wrote on his Facebook page.

As reported earlier, board of Ukrainska Zaliznytsia consists of six members. Temporarily head of PJSC is Ukrzaliznytsia’s current acting General Director Oleksandr Zavhorodnyi.

PJSC Ukrainska Zaliznytsia is being created on the basis of Ukrzaliznytsia as well as more than 50 rail transport enterprises and institutions, which will be merged.

The list of enterprises on the basis of which PJSC Ukrainska Zaliznytsia will be established includes six railways, railcar repair plants, state railway enterprises, rail transport design and research institutes, and several technological design and engineering bureaus.