Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman participated in the first test drive Express from the railway station in Kiev airport “Borispol”.
“We’re going rail to the airport “Borispol”. In February, the project, in may and start work in October — a test run of the rolling stock. In November, the launch of the Ekspress”, — he wrote in Twitter.
Rolling stock — rail bus manufactured by Polish company PESA.
Groisman also noted the low cost of this project. For the construction of the railway with the railway station of Kiev to the airport “Borispol” the government spent 580 million. While the budget of the infamous “Air Express” in 2010 amounted to 3.2 billion UAH.
Now to get to the largest airport in the country can quickly and without traffic jams — just 35 minutes and 80 UAH. To run the train for passengers promise in November, said Groisman.
We are currently completing the construction of the station “Borispol airport” and the arrangement of the adjacent territory.
“According to the plan, between the airport terminal and platform Express is a covered gallery. It is comfortable — rain or snow the passengers are not hurt,” he added.
Groisman added that next year is expected to increase passenger traffic through the airports of Ukraine.
“The passenger traffic through the airports of Ukraine for 9 months of the year amounted to more than 15 million people. The expected level at the end of the year — 20 million”, — said the head of government.
Earlier “Ukrzaliznytsya” reported that the Express train from Kiev to “Borispol” airport will operate at peak times every half hour. In 2019 in the us want to move to 3 million passengers — more than 8.2 thousand passengers a day.
We will remind, today to get on the plane, flying from the airport “Borispol”, in several ways. The first regular services of the airport with the capital provides a carrier operating under the brand name SkyBus. The second taxi, the third machine. Since 2011, the government tried to build a high-speed railway connection to the airport “Borispol”, but to approach the project is closely managed until now. Don’t miss the most important news and interesting analysis. I Delo.ua in Telegram