Contents tagged with railway

  • Russia redirects its trains through Ukraine's Luhansk region again due to problems with the bypass railroad

    Russia again routed trains through the Zhuravka and Millerovo area in the Luhansk region of Ukraine due to problems with the bypass railroad , which opened in 2017, as announced by the Ukrainian MP , Dmytro Tymchuk.

    "The joke is that after all the amazing reports and serious launch by the Russians of trains "bypassing Ukraine," as of February 2018 it turns out that Russian trains have returned to the "old" railroad. As before, they are going through Ukraine. Such an extreme "railway failure" …

  • Russia launches Voronezh-Rostov railway which bypasses Ukraine

    Russia has put the Zhuravka-Millerovo railway section between the Voronezh and Rostov regions, which was built around Ukraine, into operation.

    "The Zhuravka-Millerovo section has opened up to traffic. Thus, we can say that the operation of this double-track electrified railway, which was built around neighboring Ukraine, has begun ... The intensification of traffic on the line will increase as corresponding plans are realized by the Ministry of Transport, the Russian Railways, and other …

  • Ukraine's NSDC did not consider the termination of passenger rail transport with Russia

    The termination of passenger rail transportation between Ukraine and Russia was not considered at the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.

    "The issue of stopping passenger transportation by rail to Russia was not considered at the meeting of the National Security and Defense Council," the NSDC press service stated, responding to a request from Interfax-Ukraine.

    Russian newspaper "Kommersant" cited several sources close to the government of Ukraine, reporting that …

  • Media: Kyiv intends to discontinue rail commuting between Ukraine and Russia

    From July 1, Kyiv plans to completely stop the railway passenger commuting between Russia and Ukraine. This was reported on Thursday by Kommersant newspaper with reference to several sources that are close to the government of Ukraine.

    One of the newspaper’s interlocutors notes that the pretext for such a decision will be the JSC Russian Railways’ unwillingness to stop passenger transportation to Russia from the territories of the Donbas that are uncontrolled by Kyiv, which "violates the …