SBU: Ukrzaliznytsia has purchased substandard parts

СБУ: Укрзализныця закупала некачественные запчасти

СБУ: Укрзализныця закупала некачественные запчасти

The website of the SBU

СБУ: Укрзализныця закупала некачественные запчасти

The website of the SBU

Company officials are accused of regularly procuring to defective parts almost 100 million.

In the SBU said about the exposure of a mechanism for regular acquisition officials uz substandard products almost on 100 million hryvnias. This is stated on the Agency’s website.

It is reported that officials of the company regularly purchased counterfeit spare parts for traction rolling stock.

“The use of substandard spare parts production units of Railways, one of the locomotive factories and a family of locomotive depot cited, in particular, to permanent failure of dozens of locomotives and a long downtime for unplanned repairs,” the message reads.

It is noted that because of this, the Railways also failed to provide the full scope of transportation of products of metallurgical plants.

“This consequently led to shortfall of state income, reduction of foreign exchange revenues and to reduction of receipts in budgets of all levels”, – the press-service.

In SBU added that during the searches they seized documents, confirming the purchase of officials of non-liquid spare parts.

Now the pretrial investigation proceeds, and one of the leaders of the Department of locomotive facilities of Ukrainian Railways is already reported about suspicion in Commission of crime.

Note that today the Prosecutor’s office said that the officials of Railways are suspected of financing of terrorism. It is also alleged that they are involved in complicity and in the interests of Russia.

And the police have recently opened a criminal case on the fact of embezzlement by officials of Railways 185 million.