BONDS: most cars are not air conditioned

УЗ: У большинства вагонов нет кондиционеров

More than half of the cars are not air-conditioned

In Ukrzaliznytsya admitted that 62% of passenger cars have air conditioning systems.

The air-conditioning systems not equipped with 62% of passenger cars. About it reports on Saturday a press-service of Ukrzaliznytsia.

The Department urged passengers to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun before you travel, in the presence of chronic diseases to have their usual medications recommended by your doctor, drink plenty of water, and in the case of ill health immediately contact the conductors.

“This summer, passengers are served 3100 passenger car, which air conditioning system is equipped with only 38% is 1168 cars. Almost all second-class carriages the air conditioning system is not provided for construction”, – reported in “Ukrzaliznytsya”.

Objective reason for such a situation with a passenger rolling stock the Ministry called the failure to comply with article 10 of the Law “On railway transport”, according to which the construction and reconstruction of railway lines, of objects of mobilization appointment, acquisition of railway rolling stock for transportations of passengers in long-distance trains and local traffic shall be carried out in the prescribed manner at the expense of the state budget.

“Over the past 25 years purchased 583 cars – all with their own funds of Ukrzaliznytsia. The updating of the Park began with the end of last year and continues today. This year PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” will update the fleet of passenger cars on 203 units. Of them will purchase 50 new cars and 153 units – upgraded capitally-regenerative repair. All upgraded and purchased cars have already been equipped with air-conditioning systems”, – stated in the message.

The press service added that he planned to maintain momentum for the renewal of passenger rolling stock in the next few years – 250-300 cars per year.

Also Ukrzaliznytsia warns of possible delays to passenger trains due to the use of speed limits due to overheating of ways.

Since the beginning of August was used about 350 of such restrictions, the report said.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that Balcon dismissed from the post of the head of Ukrzaliznytsia.

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