The Lviv Railway, a division of the Ukrzaliznytsia public railway company, has reported that railcars equipped to carry bicycles has seen an increase in popularity among passengers.

According to information provided by the CFTS portal, more than 1.5 million passengers have used services involving transportation of bicycles in specially equipped railcars on the trains No. 827/828 Lviv-Mukacheve and No. 829/830 Lviv-Uzhhorod since 20 May.

Such railcars are especially popular on weekends and public holidays. The cost of transporting a bicycle ranges from UAH 2.5 to UAH 4.20, depending on distance.

As reported, the Lviv Railway has been implementing this project for less than three months in partnership with the Lviv regional administration and cyclists. All the relevant work was performed at the Lviv railcar depot.