It is specified in the appeal sent by the company to the parliament and government that the allocation of the funds from the budget is provided by Article 9, 10 of Ukraine’s law “On rail transport.”
“From $269,6 million which we request, $83,4 million is not provided compensation for transportation of categories of passenger paying reduced fares in 2016-2018 and $185,9 million of capital costs for passengers’ transportation, which were carried by Ukrzaliznytsia during 2016-2018 due to the non-fulfillment of Article 10 of Ukraine’s law “On rail transport”,” the message said.
The leadership of the company notes that over 60 passenger locomotives 250 passenger coaches or 15 new 10-wagons elevated train can be bought for these funds.
Earlier, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) finished investigations on the embezzlement at PJSC Ukrzaliznytsya in the amount of 3.7 million dollars.
According to the report, suspects during December 2015 - March 2017 arranged the purchase of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsya of articulated products overpriced with the involvement of controlled intermediary companies and thus seized the funds of the branch Center for production of PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia in the amount about of 3.7 million dollars.
NABU detectives launched the investigation in June 2017.