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.
A high-speed rail project is expected to be implemented in Ukraine in three years.
Delivery of 10 new high-speed electric passenger trains to Ukraine could be financed by the Koreans.
Ukrzaliznytsia recently announced its participation in the project.
The relevant memorandum has been signed.
Janos Talosi on what the East-West Gate terminal will look like, what kind of cargo it will handle, the role of Russian capital and future investments in Ukraine.
LTG Cargo CEO Egidijus Lazauskas on the performance of the company, the fleet of locomotives and freight cars, and the goal of becoming a leader in mobility in Central and Eastern Europe.
The railcar works produced 1,569 freight cars last year.
The average salary in the company is not higher than UAH 12,000.
The contract was concluded with the Ukrainian Locomotive Manufacturing Company.
According to the head of Ukrzaliznytsia the company is working on optimization of all areas of operations to reduce the cost of its services.
Ukrzaliznytsia has once again stated its plans for large investments in repair of traction rolling stock.