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The railway sector of Ukraine continues to develop in the conditions of war

Ukraine's rail sector continues to evolve amid the ongoing war with Russia and the resulting massive damage to the country's rail infrastructure.


Ukrzaliznytsia plans record investments for 2023

During the press conference of the chairman of the board of UZ, information was made public that the financial plan of Ukrzaliznytsia for 2023 planned a record capital investment of UAH 50 billion.


UZ overhauled 57 locomotives in 2022

During a press conference on January 26, Alexander Kamyshin, Chairman of the Board of JSC Ukrzaliznytsia, said that enterprises of JSC Ukrzaliznytsia had overhauled 57 locomotives in 2022.
Track repair


Ukrzaliznytsia electrified 82 km of tracks and overhauled another 470 km in 2022

In 2022, UZ electrified 82 km of tracks and reconstructed and overhauled another 470 km, Railway Supply magazine reports, citing the operator.
UZ ban


Ukrzaliznytsia published conventions for transportation to Hungary and the Czech Republic

UZ has published new conventions for the carriage of wagons towards Hungary and the Czech Republic. Railway Supply magazine writes about this with reference to Rail.
grain transportation


Transportation of Ukrainian grain by rail becomes cheaper

Rates for the transportation of grain in Ukraine and through Ukraine by rail with UZ wagons are currently being reduced. The latest data showed that the current rate is 74.


UZ is studying the first HSR to Poland with European gauge

Ukrzaliznytsia has signed a cooperation agreement with the Polish CPK with the intention of developing a European gauge high-speed rail line between Warsaw and Kyiv via Lviv.


After 15 years, trains resumed operation on the mountain line from Ukraine to Romania

From January 18, 2023, 15 years after the suspension of train traffic, you can travel from Rakhiv in Ukraine to Valea Visheului station in Romania.


Ukrainian Eurobonds restructured to support wartime rail operations

The holders of two issues of Eurobonds for a total of $895 million accepted UZ proposals to defer the repayment of the principal debt for two years.
grain export


Ukrzaliznytsia transported the first 1 million tons of grain for export this year

During an online meeting with representatives of the grain transportation market on Thursday, January 12, a positive trend in loading and transportation in early 2023 of goods in general and agricultural products in particular was noted.


UZ transported more than 150 million tons of cargo in 2022

According to operational data, at the end of 2022, Ukrzaliznytsia transported 150 million 582 thousand tons of cargo, which is 52.


UZ banned the use of castings with an exceeded service life on wagons

Ukrzaliznytsia banned the use of castings the service life of which exceeds the limit on freight cars. It is reported by Railway Supply magazine with reference to Rail.