Yesterday, April 2, 2012, in flight from "Kharkiv-Kyiv" has gone high-speed train.
This is the first flight with passengers, which inter-regional express train locomotive superior production Kryukov Railcar.
The press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure noted that the composition of domestic production, is designed to move at a speed of 160 km / h and received Category firm train 1st class.
High-speed train number 161/162 departs from Kharkov at 7:14 am and arrives in Kiev at 12:56. From the capital goes back at 17:30 and arrives at 23:10 on the platform of Kharkov station.
"I want to pay special attention to all our passengers: the fact that the technical parking (free drop-off/pick-up) train number 161/162 will be carried out on the station Ogultsy the Alexander Beam, Poltava train at the station will stand only 3 min. Instead of the previous 18 min. Also pay attention to Poltava: the station of Poltava in the capital of train number 161/162 will depart at 9:18 am, as before, and Kharkiv — at 21:11, ie, 15 min. before, "- the chief of the passenger service of the Southern Railway Vladimir Gulyaev.
It is noted that in May on the "Kharkov — Kiev" will launch "Hyundai", then Kryukovsky high-speed train will operate on the route "Kharkiv — Simferopol."