Development of high-quality railway communication and renewal of Ukrzaliznytsia rolling stock is one of the priorities of the Government of Ukraine. This was stated by Prime Minister Denis Shmygal during a press briefing as part of a working trip to the Cherkasy region on August 6.
According to the head of government, the development of railway communication is important not only to ensure the comfort of passengers, but also in the context of economic development and support for domestic producers.
“We will stimulate our own carriage and locomotive building programs in Ukraine. Ukrzaliznytsia needs a new rolling stock, ”added the Prime Minister.
The head of government said that in order to reduce the load on roads, it is necessary to gradually transfer freight traffic to rail and river transport. According to the Prime Minister, the development of the railway and river infrastructure will reduce the load on the roads.