– either in transit to Eastern Europe or to Kyiv’s Darnytsa rail yard. In January-February, 27 Chinese transit trains rolled across Ukraine and four more went to Darnytsa.
Ukraine’s Lviv region border town with Poland. By the end of this year, this ‘Dry Port’ will allow shippers to switch container between trains on Soviet gauge tracks and trains on EU gauge tracks. Referring to the growth of freight train traffic from China, Lemtrans General Director Vladimir Mezentsev told Interfax-Ukraine: “Such a project can give an impetus to the development of the entire industry of freight rail transportation in Ukraine.”