The train route from Prague to Krakow intend to extend to Ukraine

Маршрут поезда Прага-Краков намерены продлить в Украину

The train route from Prague to Krakow will be extended to Ukraine

Czech transport operator plans the first launch of flight on December 11, 2019. The carrier wants to take advantage of the increased interest of Ukrainians to travel to EU countries.

Czech private operator passenger transportation Leo Express plans in December 2019 to run the first train from Ukraine’s border to Prague via Krakow. About it reports the Center for transport strategies.

It is expected that trains will run four times a day and will ensure the movement of passengers between Lviv and Prague, although the starting point will be the border station.

Czech carrier intends to take advantage of the growing interest of Ukrainian citizens to travel to EU countries.

Administration of railway transport of Poland has received from Leo Express information about scheduled flights on the route Prague-Medic-Prague. Czech operator intends to transport on the route from December 11, 2019, and until 10 December 2024. Also announced the intention to operate flights to four times a day, seven days a week.

In addition, see Leo Express priority prodoljenie route on the territory of Ukraine to border stations in Mostiska of Lviv region. But for this private operator has to decide the question of the possibility of access to the Ukrainian railway infrastructure with the BONDS and to solve the exercise of the border control state border service of Ukraine.

It is noted that the European gauge of 1435 mm comes in the Lviv region just to the station Mostyska-1.

According to the plans of Leo Express from the Central station the train will go 08:09, 10:09, 12:09 and 16:09 local time, 6 hours 40 minutes to arrive to Krakow is 2 hours 40 minutes will take a trip to Przemysl, and another 34 minutes to the end station. Total total trip time should take 9 hours and 45 minutes. Back the departure of trains is planned in 23:16, 1:38, 6:38 or 9:38.

As reported, Ukrzaliznytsia increased the price bed linen and tea. Set of bed linen increased by 10-20 hryvnia. And the price of a pint of tea, coffee or water is 10 hryvnia.

We will remind, the Director for economy and Finance of Railways Andrey Ryazantsev said that ULTRASOUND is not enough money for the purchase of new locomotives. For the renewal of the contract with General Electric need to raise tariffs for cargo transportation.


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