The new Ukrainian train was scheduled to begin test operation on the Ukrzaliznytsia network on November 6-7.
This will double the number of trains on InterCity+ routes.
The new train is made up of overhauled and modernized railcars.
Metrans’ new container train route from China to Slovakia through Ukraine is considered more competitive than the existing routes via Belarus and Poland.
Two high-speed trains and one night train will operate between Kyiv and Kherson by the end of 2019.
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The train is a little more popular with foreigners than Ukrainians.
The train is expected to reach the of Mostyska-2 train station in Ukraine.
The railway route between Ukraine and Poland was closed due to a misunderstanding between Ukrzaliznytsia and Polish customs authorities.
Passenger trains have resumed operation on the Volnovakha – Pivdennodonbaska railway stretch.
The 65 containers on the train were delivered from Lithuania to Ukraine in 50 hours.
Ukrzaliznytsia will allow private operators to operate on the route if the Ministry of Infrastructure issues a transport safety clearance.
The Trans-Siberian Landbridge will be a transit route for expedited delivery of goods from Japan to Europe.
Ukrzaliznytsia will not charge additional fees for transportation of bicycles on trains if passengers prepare them properly for transportation.
Fewer new passenger cars will also be purchased than planned.
Ukrzaliznytsia will launch two direct Dnipro-Przemysl railcars.
The train completed a test trip on April 7.
Ukrzaliznytsia is holding talks on launch of another container train from Lithuania.
A Lviv-Lublin train may be launched in June this year.
The first train, which will begin regular operations from Kosice in June, has arrived in Mukacheve.