The division trains into classes: Ukrainians should prepare for the next rise in price of tickets

Деление  поездов на классы: украинцам стоит готовиться к очередному подорожанию билетов

After the passenger train will be divided into classes, the Ukrainians should prepare for the next rise in price of tickets.

This commentary, ГолосUA said the expert of the public organization “Euro-Patrol” Vyacheslav Konovalov.

“If “Ukrzaliznytsya” will adjust the price in trains comfort and standard class, and raise them, then most citizens will Board a bus, as this transport will be cheaper. Illegal carriers will say thank you, as a third of passengers will go to them,” said Konovalov.

He said that Ukraine for a long time there is a conditional division of trains into classes.

“Ukraine has a long established system of separating trains into classes. In particular, IC , signature and common. Instead of having real reform, “uz”, change the curtains, pillows, and come up with a new classification of cars. In this case, the problems of transportation no one does. In particular the procurement of cars,” – said Konovalov.

The expert said that the Fund “Ukrzaliznytsya” there are 10 billion hryvnia, which go nowhere, but clearly not for production activities.

“If you withdraw the money from the shadows, it becomes clear that “Ukrzaliznytsya” is a profitable company and has the money to purchase cars,” – said Konovalov.

Recall, “Ukrzaliznytsya” will divide the train into three classes — comfort, standard and economy. This was announced by the head of Department of passenger transportations of distant following Alexander Krasnoshtan. Speaking about the cost of the ticket, the chief of Department of passenger transport long-distance TIES noted that the railway Ministry plans to regulate the price of the ticket for the train class comfort and standard, and the regulation of prices on the train economy class to leave the state.

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