The movement of freight trains is complicated on the border with Poland
On February 23, during an online meeting of representatives of Ukrzaliznytsia and Polish carriers, it was discussed that at the border crossings with Poland there is a complication of the movement of freight trains. Railway Supply magazine writes about this with reference to Rail.Insider.
As the railroad workers explained, significant complications are observed at the Yagodin-Dorohusk border crossing. First of all, this was affected by the suspension of the simplified veterinary control procedure. If earlier specialists checked one wagon from a train, now they inspect every wagon and container. Accordingly, the movement of goods is significantly slowed down. According to one of the representatives of transport-forwarding companies, the processing time for trains with grain at the Dorohusk station has increased several times and reaches 4 days.
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According to representatives of the Polish carrier PKP LHS, the complication of cargo transportation due to the work of veterinary inspectors is also observed at the Izov-Grubieszow crossing.
Additional delays in the movement of freight rolling stock may also occur as a result of the planned repairs at the Lyuboml station. In addition, at another border crossing with Poland – Mostyska II – Medica – it is planned to carry out track work. The “windows” at the Medica station will begin on March 12 and will last until April 30 in the “train traffic week – track work week” mode.
In addition, Ukrzaliznytsia recently introduced two additional passenger trains between Ukraine and Poland, so freight trains are not processed at night.
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