Ukrzaliznytsia announced that they are starting to restore the railway infrastructure in the regions liberated from Russian occupiers as soon as the Ukrainian military regains control there.

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“This is important for passenger transportation, and for the delivery of humanitarian aid, and for the resumption of cargo work,” says Olexandr Kamyshin, head of JSC UZ.

According to the railway magazine Railway Supply, citing the CFTS, during the first trip to Chernihiv along the restored railway tracks, the company’s management talked about the work being done in other directions.

“There are two destroyed bridges in the direction of Nizhyn-Bakhmach, which we plan to restore next week. And also completely restore the Kyiv-Sumy traffic, connecting the two regional centers.

In addition to this section, restoration work is currently underway in Irpen. There, two bridges were also blown up.

Two bridges over Teterev station from Korosten. The situation there is much more complicated, large bridges – four spans 50 meters long were destroyed, supports were destroyed. But the task from the Ministry of Infrastructure was set to resume them before May 8 in order to start the movement of trains from Korosten to Kyiv. Including Irpin, Bucha, and this will be done, ”said Roman Chernitsky, member of the board of JSC UZ.

Earlier, Chernitsky informed that traffic had already been restored in the directions of Konotop-Vorozhba-Sumy, Sumy-Akhtyrka-Kharkiv.

The next stage is the restoration of infrastructure in the south of the country. To date, Mykolaiv and Kherson remain cut off from the railway communication.

Ukrzaliznytsia notes that there is already an understanding of how to restore communication with Mykolaiv, but work will begin only after mine clearance.

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