Passenger train traffic with the EU more than doubled through June, hitting 298,000
Passenger train traffic with the EU more than doubled through June, hitting 298,000, Ukrzaliznytsia reports. Last year, during the same period, the railroad carried 128,000 passengers between Ukraine and the EU. This year, for the first time, passenger train traffic to the EU is to surpass traffic to Russia, Ukraine’s traditional rail destination. In a clear sign of outward migration, the state railroad carried 76,000 more people out of Ukraine to the EU than into Ukraine – 187,000 to the EU versus 111,000 from the EU to here.