In a first step, UZ signed an agreement to buy 100 new passenger cars
from Kriukiv Railway Car Manufacturing Plant, in Kremenchuk, Yuryk announced to the UZ press service. He said this is the first time in the history of independent Ukraine that budget money is being used to buy railway cars. In April, the Cabinet of Ministers allocated $150 million to be spent on the purchase of modern rolling stock. The new passenger cars will include: wheelchair accessible compartments, air conditioning, vacuum toilets, energy saving lighting and electric sockets.