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EBA supports further reform of Ukrzaliznytsia

11/ 03/ 2021
  The EBA business community has noted significant improvements in the work of Ukrzaliznytsia recently. In particular, the freight delivery terms were reduced more than twice in comparison with 2019, while the movement velocity indicator increased, and the gondola car turnover reached the record indicators since 2015. According to the participants of the railway transportation market, the improvement of operational indicators in 2020 has led to a decrease in the number of abandoned cars on the Ukrzaliznytsia network from more than 10 thousand units in 2019 to several hundred at the end of 2020. The business also welcomes the initiative of the new board to purchase electricity directly from Energoatom. According to preliminary estimates, this will save UAH 4 billion annually. All these improvements became possible primarily due to Ukrzaliznytsia’s efforts in ensuring transportation of almost all the declared goods. Daria Sichkar. EBA Logistics Committee Manager. The business community is extremely positive about the beginning of the long-awaited structural reform of Ukrzaliznytsia, namely the separation of the UZ Cargo and UZ Infra verticals. The EBA Logistics Committee emphasizes that the rail transport market needs to be reformed in order to increase the efficiency of railway transport, to attract investment in the development of railway transport of all forms of ownership, and to create access to transport by private locomotives. Besides, the implementation of directives on transport sector reform is part of Ukraine’s commitments under the Association Agreement with the EU. Therefore, the EBA expresses support for all the initiated reforms of Ukrzaliznytsia, emphasizing the extreme importance of their continuation and hopes for their prompt implementation.   Be the first to learn about the latest EBA news with our Telegram-channel – EBAUkraine.  

The EBA business community has noted significant improvements in the work of Ukrzaliznytsia recently. In particular, the freight delivery terms were reduced more than twice in comparison with 2019, while the movement velocity indicator increased, and the gondola car turnover reached the record indicators since 2015.

According to the participants of the railway transportation market, the improvement of operational indicators in 2020 has led to a decrease in the number of abandoned cars on the Ukrzaliznytsia network from more than 10 thousand units in 2019 to several hundred at the end of 2020. The business also welcomes the initiative of the new board to purchase electricity directly from Energoatom. According to preliminary estimates, this will save UAH 4 billion annually. All these improvements became possible primarily due to Ukrzaliznytsia’s efforts in ensuring transportation of almost all the declared goods.

Daria Sichkar EBA Logistics Committee Manager
The business community is extremely positive about the beginning of the long-awaited structural reform of Ukrzaliznytsia, namely the separation of the UZ Cargo and UZ Infra verticals. The EBA Logistics Committee emphasizes that the rail transport market needs to be reformed in order to increase the efficiency of railway transport, to attract investment in the development of railway transport of all forms of ownership, and to create access to transport by private locomotives. Besides, the implementation of directives on transport sector reform is part of Ukraine’s commitments under the Association Agreement with the EU.

Therefore, the EBA expresses support for all the initiated reforms of Ukrzaliznytsia, emphasizing the extreme importance of their continuation and hopes for their prompt implementation.

 

Be the first to learn about the latest EBA news with our Telegram-channel EBAUkraine.

 

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