Ukrainian Railways to start selling tickets after decisions of regional emergency commissions, - Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier, Vladyslav Krykliy reported that on June 1, Ukraine would launch the first passenger rail transport
19:15, 25 May 2020

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Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krikliy claimed that Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) company will begin selling tickets after receiving the decisions of all regional emergency commissions. He wrote this in his Telegram channel.

Ukrzaliznytsia will begin selling tickets as soon as it receives decision from all regional commissions on issues of technological and environmental safety and emergency situations,” the minister said.

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Now, the company awaits the decision of the commissions.

As we reported earlier, Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) is ready to resume passenger traffic. This was announced by Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Vladyslav Krykliy.

"Ukraine will start the first long-distance passenger rail transport as early as June 1. The lockdown gave time to prepare for the reception of passengers," he said. 

On May 25, the subway opened its doors in Kyiv and Kharkiv cities. People wear masks, and there aren't many passengers there in the first working day over the last two months.

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There aren't many people at Chernihivska station in Kyiv, with wagon cars riding half empty. Usually, this place is crowded, and sometimes there are queues. Underground staff workers keep an eye on passengers, seeing to it that they wear masks. There is a worker who performes temperature screening, but the procedure is performed only when a passenger shows signs of ARVI.


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