In 2021 Ukrzaliznytsia reached the pre-crisis indicators of freight traffic. Ukrzaliznytsia is increasing the indicator of freight traffic by rail to the level of the pre-crisis and pre-epidemic 2019.

This was announced by the director of the department of commercial work of Ukrzaliznytsia Ivan Khoryakov during his speech at the Ukrainian Ports Forum 2021.


“Our task in 2021 was to reach the pre-crisis freight traffic volumes of 2019. There are already results and we expect further growth, since a good harvest is forecasted in Ukraine this year. In particular, in the second half of the year we will start transportation of grain, which bring us significant volumes in the overall structure of transportation, ”summed up Ivan Khoryakov.

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We would like to remind that UZ continues to increase the volume of load and improve the circulation of freight cars. So in May the average daily load was 726 thousand tons, and the turnover of a freight car was 7.14 days, infroms Railway Supply magazine with reference to UZ.


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