The company has modernized a commuter train to meet the needs of people with disabilities for the first time.
According to Alstom, sourcing from Ukrainian suppliers will begin with the first electric locomotive.
The declared number of locomotives can be increased to 200 in the future.
This is 50% fewer than the number of freight cars produced in the same period in 2020.
A Ukrainian DPKr-3 diesel train manufactured by the Kryukov Railcar Building Works will be operated on the route.
In addition, according to the president, it is necessary to replace all the management levels at Ukrzaliznytsia in order to eradicate corruption in the company.
Stadler trains could be used for suburban and regional passenger transportation, as well as in the City Express project.
The electrification work will allow Ukrzaliznytsia to increase the weight of freight trains on the railway stretch from 4,600 to 6,000 tons and increase its throughput.
Concession will be granted for 25 years.
Ukrzaliznytsia has published its consolidated financial statements for 2020.
This is the official position of the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure.
The electrification of the Kovel-Izov railway stretch is expected to be financed with Ukrzaliznytsia’s own funds and completed in 2021.
The decision to dismiss him was made at a government meeting on Wednesday.
Ukrzaliznytsia’s director of commercial operations and logistics announced his resignation at a press conference.
Ukrzaliznytsia has noted a significant degree of wear in the railway infrastructure.
The products were supplied to one of the largest railcar manufacturing and repair companies in France.
There is also interest from Ukrainian companies.
According to the terms of the tender, delivery of the railcars is to be completed by the end of the year.
The heads of UZ Cargo’s business divisions will be appointed in February, its regulatory documents will be finalized in the spring, and its staff will be hired and its business processes formalized in the summer.
Stadler Rail AG is considered as one of the potential suppliers of rolling stock for the project to integrate railways with the City Express suburban transport system.