Topic: Ukraine

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. Today’s key issue is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Coronavirus impact on railways: 17 March

RailTech starts an everyday overview dedicated to the impact of coronavirus on the rail sector in Europe. We will inform about major developments in this area. On Monday, 16 March, the President of the European Commission...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
EV charging points at Kyiv-Passenger railway station, source: ElectroUA

First EV chargers at train station in Ukraine

Electric vehicle charging points have been launched at a train station in Ukraine for the first time. Two installations were commissioned at Kyiv-Passenger railway station, the main and busiest one in the country. In the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Deutsche Bahn assists Ukraine to transform railways

DB Engineering & Consulting, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, will assist Ukraine in transforming its state-owned railway operator. The German company will provide the management and technical support to Ukrainian Railway (UZ) until late 2021....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

New Ukrainian diesel train on tracks

After almost two-month tests, a brand new diesel train made by Ukrainian rolling stock manufacturer Kryukov Railway Car Building Works (KRCBW) has entered service. It runs on the railway line between the capital city of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Interpipe wheelsets for Iberian gauge

Interpipe develops wheelsets for Iberian gauge

Ukrainian engineering company Interpipe has developed and certified the new type of rail wheelsets known as ULT SP. It was produced especially for the Spanish rail market where the Iberian gauge of 1,668 millimetres is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Dual gauge railway in Ukraine

Ukraine plans dual gauge railway to EU

Ukrainian Railway (UZ) intends to construct a dual gauge railway to the border with Poland. It will allow the company to launch the direct trains from Ukraine to the European Union without bogie exchange. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Leo Express will extend train link in Poland

Czech private railway operator Leo Express has obtained open access for operating long-distance train across Poland to the border with Ukraine. This will allow the company to extend its Prague – Krak√≥w train link to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Hyundai HRCS2 high-speed train of Ukrainian Railway, source: Wikimedia Commons

Ukrainian Railway accelerates its move to IPO

Ukrainian Railway has started to move faster towards launching the initial public offering (IPO). Its debut might take place already in two-three years. To this end, the state-owned company signed a cooperation memorandum with the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Metro train and Uber, source: collage made by RailTech

Uber joins forces with public rail transport

The US-based rideshare unicorn Uber has won a public bid to provide mobility services across 210 stations of Delhi Metro. The company’s application offers the last-mile service for the passengers travelling to or from metro...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko