Ukrzaliznytsia plans to resume passenger traffic to Austria and Hungary via routes "Kyiv-Vienna" and "Chop-Zakhon" in June. The relevant preliminary agreements have been reached between the two countries.
"From June, Ukrzaliznytsia plans to resume rail passenger traffic to Austria and Hungary in the directions" Kyiv-Vienna "and" Chop-Zakhon ". Negotiations are also underway with PKP Intercity and Polish Railways. Follow the information on entry conditions and current restrictions on the territory of foreign countries on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and relevant embassies and travel safely, "said Minister of Infrastructure Vladyslav Kryklii.
According to the Minister, control over compliance with all anti-epidemiological measures on international routes will be strengthened.
"At present, the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection is stabilized in Ukraine and neighboring countries. Thus, it is possible to negotiate with the railway administrations of neighboring countries on the resumption of international routes. Last week, we checked the readiness of the infrastructure in the west of the country, which borders on European countries. Here we started a number of projects and works. So I can say with confidence that Ukrzaliznytsia is ready to resume passenger traffic, acting Chairman of the Board of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" Ivan Yuryk noted.
It should be noted that earlier it was reported that Ukrzaliznytsia started works on electrification of the 94-kilometer direction "Kovel-Izov-State Border".