Kyiv City Express, the project to renovate Kyiv’s dilapidated suburban commuter rail system,

 is to launch its first trains this month, Tymoshenko wrote Friday on Facebook. UZ is negotiating with “world-renowned companies” to expand the renovation to Kharkiv and Dnipro, he said. The main characteristics of the new suburban service, he said, are: “fast, convenient, comfortable – and with respect for the passenger.”