Topic: Ukrainian Railway (UZ)

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
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
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
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
ZSSK Class 861 at Humenne railway station, source: Wikipedia

Slovakia plans new train service to Ukraine

The national railway companies of Slovakia and Ukraine are discussing the launch of a new passenger train between the countries. The new service will connect Košice, the second largest city in Slovakia, with Mukachevo, an...Read more
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MAV InterCity train, source: Wikipedia

Hungary launches new train service to Ukraine

Hungarian State Railways (MÁV) has launched a new train service to Ukraine. In seven hours, it delivers passengers from Budapest to the Ukrainian city of Mukachevo. The train runs daily via a dual gauge railway...Read more
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Kyiv Boryspil Express train, source: Wikipedia

Ukraine launches first airport rail link

Ukrainian Railway has launched a rail link between the capital city of Kyiv and Boryspil airport, the busiest airport of the country. It is the first airport rail connection in Ukraine. The new train is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko