Topic: Ukraine

Corruption scheme found at Ukrainian Railways

The Ukrainian Security Service has uncovered a large-scale corruption scheme in Ukrainian Railways. Officials of the regional branch of the South-Western Railway knowingly accepted rubber materials of dubious quality and unreasonably transferred more than 800...Read more
|Comment|author: Esther Geerts

New market for Ukrainian trams

Ukrainian tram manufacturer Tatra-Yug will deliver 17 low-floor light rail vehicles to the Romanian city of Craiova. The company won the first procurement proceeding in Romania. This country will become the second foreign market for...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Another CRRC’s success in Europe

No sooner had China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation completed the deal with Vossloh Group than it achieved another success in Europe. CRRC Tangshan, a part of the Chinese manufacturing state-owned holding, has won the procurement...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Further stage of RegioJet foreign expansion

Czech largest private railway operator RegioJet is planning a further expansion abroad. The company will launch a direct summer train between Czechia and Croatia. In addition, it wants to organise a regular train connection from...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

British Steel wants to supply rails to Ukraine

UK’s manufacturer of rail profiles British Steel is considering the possibility to export its products to Ukraine. The British-made rails could be applied for the construction of new railways in the eastern part of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

High-speed trains run as mobile hospitals

The present-day unprecedented circumstances force the railway operators to change their operations. In order to assist the medical staff in their fight against coronavirus, railways are looking for extraordinary solutions. One of them is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Ukraine to lease major train stations

Ukrainian Railway (UZ) intends to launch the public-private partnerships for reconstruction of seven major train stations. It will lease the station buildings to private companies. The project is arranged with the technical assistance of the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Coronavirus impact on railways: 19 March

RailTech continues to inform about the impact of coronavirus on the rail sector in Europe. Below you can find some highlights of Thursday, 19 March. Earlier, we have published similar updates on Wednesday, 18 March,...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Eurostar, Thalys and TGV trains at Brussel-Zuid station, source: Maarten Otto via Flickr

Coronavirus impact on railways: 18 March

RailTech continues to cover the influence of coronavirus on the European rail sector. Below you can find some highlights of Wednesday, 18 March. The updates from Tuesday, 17 March, are available here.Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko