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The head of "Ukrzaliznytsia " does not see the need for further purchase of General Electric diesel locomotives

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For today, for the first time in a long time, UZ satisfies all transportation needs.

The head of "Ukrzaliznytsia " does not see the need for further purchase of General Electric diesel locomotives

The head of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia " Vladimir Zhmak does not see the need for further purchase of diesel locomotives of the American concern General Electric.

"As for cooperation with General Electric, today I do not see the need for further purchase of General Electric diesel locomotives. Our goal is to switch to electric locomotives, since it is much more economical, " he said during a press conference on Thursday .

He said that "Ukrzaliznytsia " eliminated the shortage of locomotives.

"We have our first small achievements. For almost a month since the beginning of work, we have managed to eliminate the shortage of locomotives, " he said.

According to him, today, for the first time in a long time, UZ satisfies all transportation needs.

"There is not a single request for transportation that " Ukrzaliznytsia "did not satisfy. The market saw that we can carry. We can carry everything and do it quickly, " he added.

According to forecasts of Mr. Zhmak, JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia " expects to receive a loss of UAH 12-14 billion by the end of 2020.

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