In April there will be the first in 2018 and planned increase in ticket prices for passengers Ukrzaliznytsya. The increase will be 10%, announced the Director for economy and finances of the company Andrey Ryazantsev, reports DTN.
“The first phase of rising prices for tickets in trains by 10% we plan tentatively from 1 April. The funds will be spent on the development of passenger infrastructure. Now we purchase passenger cars, which are produced by national manufacturer. Quite rapidly the modernization of wagons, investing in the repair of rolling stock” – said Ryazantsev.
He also assured that the money received BONDS as the result of the tariff increase will go to a special investment account which will be provided improving the quality of passenger transportation.
According to Ryazantsev, the last time BONDS increased tariffs for passenger transportation in 2014.
As noted by the official, the cost of the tickets for the trains still remain competitive in comparison with bus transportation.
Earlier, the head of BONDS Evgeny Kravtsov explained how the company plans to set the price of tickets for trains of different categories.