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7 Febbraio 2018

Ucraina

UKRIANE WILL INVEST 650 MILIONS USD THIS YEAR TO MODERNIZE RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE

To modernize rail infrastructure, Ukraine will invest $650 million this year, the largest amount in a decade, Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan told reporters Tuesday. Of interest to business, the state railroad will buy 30 General Electric locomotives, produce 3,600 freight cars and renovate 10,000 more. For passengers, the state railroad will buy 30 new passenger railcars and modernize 226 more. About half of the money will go to completing the Beskidy tunnel through the Carpathians and to electrifying sections of track, largely feeder lines to Black Sea ports.https://theubj.com/news/view/ubjam-wednesday-february-7-2018 (ICE KIEV)