Ukrzaliznytsia is allowed to raise transport prices

Укрзализныце разрешили поднять цены на грузоперевозки

Ukrzaliznytsia will increase the price of transportation

GRS approved the increase of tariffs for Ukrzaliznytsia railway 14.2% from 1 April.

State regulatory service approved on Friday, March 22, the increase in tariffs of Railways for freight transportation, the press service of the company.

Tariffs will be indexed by 14.2% from 1 April after the publication of the order in the newspaper Uriadovyi Kurier.

“All market participants understand that the current issue is changing the current system of tariff setting that do not reflect economic realities. Therefore TIES together with market players and public authorities have committed themselves until July 1 to develop and present a new system that will meet the modern economy and the needs of the industry,” – said the head of the company Evgeny Kravtsov.

Received from the tariff increase, the money for financing the investment program of the company. The financial plan the BONDS for the current year provides for capital investments in the amount of 18 billion UAH. The money the company wants to purchase 15 locomotives and upgrade 78. We also plan to upgrade and purchase passenger cars and diesel trains.

As reported, Ukrzaliznytsia will divide the train into classes with different price of the ticket. Such reform will help the company to avoid indexing of prices for the trains of “economy class”. The tickets to a more modern trains that have less time are in the way, will cost more.

In Ukrzaliznytsya called the average salary of employees



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