Ukrzaliznytsia plans to let go 30% of management staff in Kyiv, about 800 positions, by the end of this year,

announced Acting CEO Ivan Yuryk Implementing a long-planned managerial restructuring he said yesterday the goal is “to eliminate duplication of positions and clearly distribute the functionality between departments.” Ukraine’s largest employer, with 250,000 workers, the state railroad moves 82% of the nation’s freight and about half of passengers. For freight tonnage, UZ ranks fourth in Eurasia, after the railways of China, Russia and India.