The new route will facilitate an increase in the volume of transportation of export and transit freight to the ports of Reni, Galati, and Giurgiulesti.
The European Union will provide EUR 20 million and the government of Moldova EUR 28 million.
Moldova and Ukraine are close to opening a checkpoint on this railway line.
The reason for the flight cancellation is operational difficulties.
The rehabilitation project involves the overhaul of almost 80 kilometers of railway tracks and the maintenance of approximately 153 kilometers.
Ukrzaliznytsia has scheduled an additional train on the route between the capitals of the two countries for the winter holiday period.
Diplomats from Ukraine, Romania, and the United States, as well as Moldovan government representatives, attended the relevant ceremony in Chisinau.
A pre-feasibility study for the extension of the railway network has been launched.
The railway route has not been used since the late 1990s.
The reopening of the railway to traffic will improve links with the southern part of the Odesa region and Ukraine’s Danube ports.
The ban will apply to the transportation of freight to Moldova and Romania, as well as to Reni.
Ukraine will be able to export goods to the Republic of Moldova and the EU through this railway section.
The Kropyvnytskyi-Platonove highway was built in the 1960s.
The new trolleybuses will be able to operate autonomously without connecting to overhead lines.
It was established that cement from these countries was dumped on the Ukrainian market during the period of 2015-2018.
Talks also are being held with companies from Denmark, Tunisia and Colombia.
The 12 diesel locomotives will be used for freight and passenger trains.
The train is expected to be operated daily during the summer.
The opening of the base created 35 new jobs.
The total number of container transshipment increased by 3%