The decision to raise tariffs for passenger railway transportations by 25% was adopted in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Ministry of economic development. About that today at the briefing said the head of the Board of PJSC Ukrainian Railways Wojciech Balczun correspondent ЛІГА.net.

“A year ago, an analysis was conducted and made recommendations concerning increase of tariffs for transportations of Ukrzaliznytsia. And it was the decision of the Ministry of infrastructure and Ministry of economy. They had provided an increase in tariffs by 25% in 2017”, – he said.

We will remind, the head of the Ministry of Infrastructure Vladimir Omelian said that the tariffs for passenger and freight rail transportation until the increased. According to the Ministry of Infrastructure, while the project proposed Ukrzaliznytsya regarding a possible increase in tariffs on both passenger and freight, is a public discussion, which will last until February 18.

As reported, in November 2016 Ukrzaliznytsia submitted for consideration by the relevant ministries and departments, the issues of indexation of tariffs for passenger transportation by 35%. The company has offered to index tariffs in two stages: in the first quarter and in the fourth each time by 16%. According to calculations, the tariff change will increase fares an average of only 19.4%.

The head of Ukrzaliznytsia denied the increase of tariffs 02.02.2017

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