Railway electrification for UAH 1.5 billion is discussed in Zhytomyr region
In the Zhytomyr region they are discussing the electrification of the railway for UAH 1.5 billion. The section of the railway between Zhitomir and Novograd-Volynsky is planned to be electrified.
This issue was raised during a meeting of local authorities with the executive director of the regional branch of the South-Western Railway, informs Railway Supply magazine with reference to Railinsider.
As noted in the message, the electrification of the railway section with a length of 91 km, as well as the reconstruction of the bridge at the entrance to the city will allow the launch of Intercity trains through Zhytomyr.
The project is designed for 2 years. The total cost is UAH 1.5 billion. In addition, during the meeting, other promising projects were discussed, in particular, the electrification of the Berdichev-Slovechnya section, which will be able to open up logistics for the region for cargo transportation.
As previously reported, Ukrzaliznytsia has begun work on the electrification of the railway line Kovel – Izov – State Border.