Infrastructure Minister discussed the renewal of Ukrzaliznytsia rolling stock with Wabtec

Vladislav Krikliy held an online meeting with representatives of Wabtec Corporation, informs Railway Supply magazine referring to CFTS.

Infrastructure Minister discussed the renewal of Ukrzaliznytsia rolling stock with Wabtec
Picture: ЦТС

The parties discussed the prospects for cooperation in the development of the railway sector in Ukraine.

Krykliy accentuated that the implementation of projects in the field of railway transport is one of the priorities of the Ukrainian government.

“We are interested in developing cooperation with the American side, in particular, in terms of renewing rolling stock and developing high-speed rail communications for the development of passenger traffic,” the head of the MIU said.

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The Minister of Infrastructure also noted the interest of Wabtec Corporation in cooperation with the Ukrainian railway and emphasized that the 30 diesel locomotives received by UZ are now being operated in regional branches and provide transportation of goods.

“The further implementation of the project for the renewal of the diesel locomotive fleet will be considered by Ukrzaliznytsia after the introduction of a service system that will ensure an increase in the productivity and technical readiness of these locomotives,” he added.

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