On Wednesday, February 8, the head of the board of UZ Alexander Kamyshin said that Ukrzaliznytsia would not introduce a ban on the transportation of grain in private gondola cars yet. It is reported by Railway Supply magazine with reference to Rail.insider.

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“After consulting with agrarians, the Minister of Agrarian Policy Solsky and a conversation with Deputy Prime Minister Kubrakov, I decided to abandon this decision. We will not ban the transportation of grain in gondola cars at this stage,” Alexander Kamyshin wrote in his telegram channel. “Today, we must do everything for the interests of the state, even if for this we need to abandon our own unconditionally correct decision.”

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He stressed that “grain should go in grain carriers.” “Transportation technology must be implemented. Today, we must think not only about the interests of the company, but also about the effect our decisions have on the country’s economy during the war,” the head of UZ stressed.

As previously reported, UZ planned to introduce a ban on the transportation of grain in private gondola cars from March 1.

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