This is the second direct container train from China to Ukraine.
The Czech railway operator intends to expand its network of international routes.
Two more container trains are expected to be sent from China in June.
The first to be launched was a Kyiv-Kostiantynivka Intercity train.
According to Vladyslav Kryklyi, cooperation between Ukraine and Lithuania on transport infrastructure is developing.
The company doubled shipment of cargoes by container trains.
The carrier was unable to obtain permission to begin transport operations on the route in March.
The train covers the 2,200-kilometer distance in nine days, but the travel time is expected to reduce to 5-7 days in the future.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works increased production of freight cars by almost 42% in 2019, compared with 2018.
The company plans to launch trains from Prague to Mostyska (Lviv region) on June 14, 2020.
The new diesel train departed on its first trip on December 27.
The DPKr-3 diesel train has successfully completed its break-in run.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works has been authorized to produce a pilot batch of six DPKr-3 trains.
Ukrzaliznytsia has announced the results of the first year of operation of the express train between Kyiv and the Boryspil airport.
The Czech operator has not yet been able to "wedge" itself into Polish Railways’ winter timetable.
The number of container trains on the Prydniprovska Railway has doubled.
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.