According to the board chairman of Ukrzaliznytsia, abolition of the land tax and reduction of the company's costs would allow it to spend money on renewal of its rolling stock.
According to the heads of railcar manufacturing plants and logistics companies, only five companies sold freight cars in August-September 2020.
The company intends to produce machines for the mining industry, vehicle bodies, as well as trailers and semi-trailers.
The changes took effect on 5 September.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works significantly reduced production in the first seven months of 2020.
The company aims to launch a train from Prague to the Ukrainian border in December 2020.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works reduced production to 253 freight cars in January, compared with 440 in January last year.
In addition, Ukrzaliznytsia will purchase 26 railcars.
The Cabinet of Ministers has reacted to the increase in the volume of importation of used freight cars from Russia in recent months.
A meeting with market participants to clarify the tender procedure is planned.
The objective of the project is to identify the most critical aspects of Ukrzaliznytsia’s operations from the viewpoints of shippers.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works has increased the production of freight cars.
The EBRD has provided a loan of up to USD 35 million to Louis Dreyfus Company.
On average, Ukrzaliznytsia has loaded 1,581 grain wagons per day this year.
The ban on import of used wagons will take effect on March 1, 2020.
The company plans to set up production at the Paniutynskyi railcar repair plant.
The body of the new grain wagon has a larger volume.
Tariffs for use of Ukrzaliznytsia’s freight cars within Ukraine and abroad will rise 30 days after publication of the new tariffs.
The ban affects springs for freight-car bogies, which are also produced in Ukraine.
The Aurum Group has signed contracts for production of 75 freight cars.