In six years, Ukraine intends to buy more than a hundred high-speed Hyundai trains


The first high-speed train manufactured by Hyundai should arrive in Ukraine in late February — early March next year. The contract Ukrzaliznytsa will receive at least six trains that will organize high-speed traffic between Kiev, Donetsk, Kharkiv and Lviv for the European Championship in 2012.

For accommodation, service and repair of new rolling stock — trains Hyundai, and the cars produced by Scoda vagonka and Kryukov Railcar — Ukrainian Railways is preparing two new depots.

Vice Prime Minister — Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikov said that after the Euro 2012 country will annually purchase of 20-25 Hyundai high-speed trains per year for six years.

"And they will be produced in Ukraine", — he added, noting that the Korean company is now engaged in one enterprise in Ukraine, which will be organized by the localization of production trains.

Kolesnikov said that Hyundai is also developing in Ukraine a few sleepers. "Passenger for an extra charge if you want be able to take him a sleeper," — said Deputy Prime Minister.

Ukrainian Railways has already prepared the way for a half-speed trains Hyundai.
Also Ukrzaliznytsa early selection of experts to form the new crew compositions.

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