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After indexation of tariffs the price for passenger transportation in Ukarine on average will increase by 20%.
This was reported by the press service of “Ukrzaliznytsya”.
It is reported that the office shall issue to the relevant ministries and departments, the issue of indexation of tariffs for passenger transportation by 35%. “To index the rates proposed in two stages: in the first quarter and in the fourth on 16%. According to calculations, the tariff change will increase the cost of travel by train only 19.4%. Also, from January 2017, 10% will change the price of travel in carriages of 1st and 2nd class in trains “intercity plus”, – said the press service.
Also, “Ukrzaliznytsya” presented infographic the cost of tickets for popular destinations after the price increase.
The fare in trains of distant following has not changed in 2014, highlighted in the “Ukrzaliznytsia”: “Planned in the current year indexation – the requirement of the day, which is based on the official rate of inflation and price level for industrial products. In particular, the rate of inflation for 2015 has amounted to 143.3%, and for 8 months of 2016 is 104.5%. In General, for the period from 1 January 2014 to 31 August 2016 fixed inflation 187,1%”.
Industrial products over the past two years has risen in price almost twice. So for 2014 prices of producers of industrial products increased by 31.8%, and for 2015 has increased by 25.4%. For 8 months of 2016 is 19%. In General, from 1 January 2014 to 31 Aug 2016 – 96,7%.
At the same time, in terms of reducing the number of passenger cars this year, “Ukrzaliznytsia” has carried 10% more passengers than in the corresponding period last year. Moreover, the fleet of passenger cars decreased by 15%.
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We will remind, PAO “Ukrzaliznytsya” plans in 2017 to increase railway freight tariffs by 25% for travel on passenger trains by 35%.