Ukraine suspends passenger railway communication with Poland

Source : 112 Ukraine

Domestic trains continue to run on schedule
11:49, 14 March 2020

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Ukraine suspended passenger railway communication with Poland on the night of March 14 to 15, as the press service of Ukrzaliznytsia reports.

"In connection with the decision of the Government of the Republic of Poland to temporarily close international communication with other countries, midnight on Sunday, March 15, passenger trains to Poland will be suspended," - the statement said.

It is noted that only between Ukraine and Poland run:

  • two high-speed trains No. 705/716 and 715/706 Kyiv - Peremysl;
  • No. 67 Kyiv - Warsaw;
  • No. 51 Lviv - Wroclaw;
  • Direct wagons Kyiv - Wroclaw.

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It is reported that the last trains from Poland will haul to Ukraine on March 14: 706 and 716 Intercity + from Peremysl and a night train from Warsaw.

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"Two Intercity trains + 705 and 715 departed from Ukraine on the morning of March 14 at the terminal station of Peremysl. For the period of suspension of passenger communication with Poland, Ukrzaliznytsya will not send more trains to this country. Intercity trains run to Lviv. Sale of tickets for canceled flights suspended", - noted in" Ukrzaliznytsya.

As we reported before, in 2020, Ukrzaliznytsia plans to begin construction of a narrow gauge of European standard from Lviv to the border with Poland. Director of strategic development and investment policy of the railway company Anton Sabolevsky announced that.

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