Xi'an - Dobra - Dunajska Streda container trains will resume operation after a break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ukreximbank will finance the purchase of the rolling stock.
According to the minister of infrastructure, the plan is to use the combined electronic ticket for trains, buses, airplanes, and all modes of public transport in the future.
Transportation of freight on such trains will be discontinued on 18 September.
About 40 Ukrzaliznytsia paramilitary security guards will escort 10 of the company’s passenger trains during the first phase of the project.
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.