Construction of high-speed railways: Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine is considering options

As railway magazine Railway Supply informs referring to the website of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine,  they are considering options for cooperation in the construction of high-speed railways. This was stated by the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladislav Krykliy, during a meeting with the Director of the Hyundai Corporation representative office in Ukraine Il Dong Chang on 16th of October 2020.

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The choice of a partner for the implementation of the project for the construction of high-speed railways will be based on an analysis of conditions, financing issues, implementation timelines, preparation of a feasibility study, as well as conditions that should be beneficial to Ukraine. The project requires an integrated approach.

Hyundai Corporation is interested in cooperation and implementation of infrastructure projects in Ukraine, as well as in the use of railway rolling stock, financing of railway infrastructure projects.

We would like to remind that Ukraine, preparing for Euro-2012, has bought 10 intercity electric trains of double power in a nine-car configuration manufactured by Hyundai Corporation. The total cost of the trains was $ 307 million. The contract for the supply of two double-decker electric trains Skoda cost 39.9 million euros.