The tender will be organized on the ECEPP procurement platform.
200 locomotives and 800 passenger cars are expected to be upgraded in five years.
The periods of connection of Ukrainian and Austrian trains will be 25 and 42 minutes in each direction.
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 loan will be used to modernize the railway infrastructure.
The train is a little more popular with foreigners than Ukrainians.
Priority will be given to scheduled unit-train shipments.
The EBRD has provided a loan of up to USD 35 million to Louis Dreyfus Company.
Grain transportation by major companies will be temporarily banned.
The railway route between Ukraine and Poland was closed due to a misunderstanding between Ukrzaliznytsia and Polish customs authorities.
Ukrzaliznytsia will begin the process of concluding a framework agreement with reliable traders in the fall to ensure supply of diesel fuel in 2020.
Passenger trains have resumed operation on the Volnovakha – Pivdennodonbaska railway stretch.
Ukrzaliznytsia has announced that it is introducing conventions on sending wagons to seaports because businesses are unable to cope with unloading of wagons.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure is also negotiating with the American bank on provision of financial support for Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing companies.
Ukrzaliznytsia has again announced that billions of hryvnia in investments is needed for upgrade of railway rolling stock and infrastructure.
Ukrainians account for nearly a quarter of the number of employees at the railway rolling stock plant.
It has already built 26.9 kilometers of tracks and plans to build 7 kilometers more.
The volume of passenger transportation directly from Ukraine to the EU has reached 980,000 and the volume from the EU to Ukraine 615,000 in the two years of since the introduction of visa-free travel.
Ukrzaliznytsia intends to establish a company for managing train stations.