How many high speed trains is not enough “Ukrzaliznytsya”

Railways to meet the transport demand need to purchase another 10 to 15 high-speed trains. In an interview with delo.ua said the head of the Department of passenger transport long-distance “uz” Alexander Krasnoshtan.

“Today high-speed trains of “Ukrzaliznytsya” run with occupancy of 95%. But we need to buy 10-15 of the compositions of such trains (the cost of one train amounts to $20 million). The demand for these trains is, so until we are fully satisfied. For example, after electrification of the site Dolinskaya—Nikolaev passenger traffic will grow. Nikolaev — a very promising direction, the same can be said about the luck and Exactly where it will be necessary to compete with road transport,” — said Krasnoshtan.

He also reported that “Ukrzaliznytsya” has the capacity to serve a greater number of trains is a Technical passenger station (TPS) “Darnitsa”.

“It was designed based on the 25 high speed trains. The only time — an unfinished TPS in the third workshop — Workshop heavy repair, where the complete revision of the truck, body, chassis, all systems, toilets, engines, etc. It is ready — 70%. We have to do without him on their own, but we need his introduction. The cost of completion of the shop is about 300 million UAH”, — said the head of the Department of passenger transport long-distance trains of “Ukrzaliznytsya”.

However, according to Krasnoshtan, UZ, at the moment, does not plan such purchases.

We will remind, today at the ULTRASOUND of their 16 — 10 Hyundai, Skoda 2, 2 patawalonga and 2 trains Krukovka carriages.

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