In two areas, more expensive trains

Сразу в двух областях подорожают электрички

The train is the most affordable commuter transport

Railway workers hope to cover the losses.

In Cherkasy and Kirovohrad regions 15% increase fare on commuter trains. About it reports a press-service of Ukrzaliznytsia.

Tickets rise from 1 July this year.

“Depending on the distance of travel, the cost of a full ticket in the suburban message in territory of the specified areas will amount from 8.60 UAH for the first 5 km and up to 46 UAH 400 km. the Fare for children aged 6 to 14 years, as before, will be 75% of the fare of the adult passenger and the students as well will enjoy a 50% exemption in accordance with the current legislation”, – stated in the message.

Note that the fare increase because of the unprofitableness of suburban transportations. It is because of this state of Affairs, the railroad can’t fully upgrade the rolling stock, to improve the comfort and quality of passenger service.

As reported, Ukrzaliznytsia in may increased the commuter trains in the Kiev region.

Earlier, the Kyiv city state administration is planning to create a hub near Zhulyany airport.

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