UZ has 250,000 employees, “while a modern railroad of this size could probably manage with around 120,000”

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Adomas Audickas, a member of the railroad’s Supervisory Board, wrote in an Atlantic Council essay: “How to Reform Ukrainian Railways.” While the railroad has lost 75% of its trans cargo due to Russian measures, internal rates undermine the UZ’s finances. He wrote: “Grain shippers pay 40% higher tariffs than shippers of iron ore. Reforming tariff-setting practices must be a priority.”

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