Railways told to raise prices
To index the rates proposed in two stages: in the first quarter and in the fourth each time by 16 percent.
In Ukrzaliznytsya said, how will the increase in fares if this initiative is approved by the government.
Recall that Ukrzaliznytsia plans to increase tariffs for 2017: tickets for passenger transportation may increase by 35 percent and transportation by 25.
“To index the rates proposed in two stages: in the first quarter and in the fourth each time by 16 percent. According to calculations, the tariff change will increase fares an average of only 19.4 percent. From January 2017, 10 percent would change the cost of travel in carriages of 1st and 2nd class trains of intercity+”, – reports a press-service.
The company said that the fare in trains of distant following remain unchanged from 2014.
“Next year’s indexation requirement today, based on official inflation and price level for industrial products. In particular, the rate of inflation in 2015 amounted to 143,3 percent over 8 months of 2016 – 104,5%. During the period from 1 January 2014 to 31 Aug 2016 – 187,1%”, – stated in the message.
We will note, earlier in the month that the head of the company Wojciech Balczun has declared a technical default of the Railways.
And last month it was reported that the passenger sector of the Railways is a separate structure, and Ukrainian trains upgrading, in particular, will provide uninterrupted Wi-Fi on trains and introduce electronic tickets on trains.