Trains to Russia earned $6.5 million for Ukrzaliznytsia during the first half of this year
Monday, August 13, 2018

Trains to Russia earned $6.5 million for Ukrzaliznytsia during the first half of this year

Trains to Russia earned $6.5 million for Ukrzaliznytsia during the first half of this year, the state railroad reports. The most profitable line is Kyiv-Moscow, followed by Lviv-Moscow. From January to June, 358,900 people took trains between the two countries, down 17% since last year. The railroad’s press office reports: “The number of transported passengers between Ukraine and the Russian Federation has decreased more than five-fold compared to 2013, and this trend of decreasing passenger traffic continues to persist.” The Poroshenko government is debating cutting off passenger rail service with Russia.

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