In Ukraine, the snow has attracted more than 3 thousand railroad – TIES

On the night of the 19th of January snow has attracted more than 3 thousand of railwaymen. About it reported in a press-service of “Ukrzaliznytsya”.

“During the night of 18 to 19 January 2018, the railroad took steps to minimize the impact of weather on railroad operations and cleaned from snow stations that way. These measures had attracted more than 3,000 railway workers and 12 snow track machines. Throughout the territory of Ukraine from the ice and snow was cleared 3240 turnouts, 36 passenger platforms, 453 railroad crossings. During nights with railway facilities were removed 5580 cubic meters of snow”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that due to the bad weather were detained 4 passenger trains. The average delay time was 30 minutes.

Earlier it was reported that on Friday, January 19, almost the entire territory of Ukraine precipitation in the form of snow. Maximum daytime temperatures will be 5 degrees Celsius. Due to deteriorating weather conditions “Ukrzaliznytsya” encourages passengers when planning trips to account for difficulties that may arise when service to the railway stations.