The head of Ukrzaliznytsia told about the wear and tear of rolling stock and the modernisation needs of the carrier. He told about it in interview to the 5th channel.

“Of course, the need of modernization at Ukrzaliznytsia huge. We know that the locomotives and cars, especially passenger, the wear is over 80%”, – he stressed.

The official also recalled the signing of the Memorandum with the Polish company to update the driving part.

“This is just the beginning conversations, finding out what individual actors of the market manufacturers can offer us. Similar memoranda were signed with the firm Bombardir and General Electric, he added.

“We are open for signing memorandums with the leading rolling stock manufacturers in the world,” said Balcon.

This, according to him, this is necessary in order to find out what technology is in the world and how you can upgrade your rolling stock.

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Balcon told about the problems of Railways 20.08.2016

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