In the Ukraine rail fares could rise by 30% – Cabinet

В Украине ж/д тарифы могут вырасти на 30% - Кабмин

Tariffs for transportation of passengers by rail could grow by 25% in 2018-2019, and 30 per cent in 2020-2021 years.

The growth of tariffs for the carriage of passengers by rail can be up to 25% (plus or minus 3%) in 2018-2019 and up to 30% (plus or minus 3%) in 2020-2021 years. Such assumptions inherent in a government-approved forecast of social and economic development of Ukraine for the years 2019-2021, according to the Interfax-Ukraine.

According to the document, railway transportation, according to government estimates, may also go up by 25% each year (plus or minus 3%) in 2018-2019, 2020-2021, however, their growth will slow to 20% (plus or minus 3%).

The government reminds that in 2017 the growth of tariffs for passenger rail transportation was 5.9%, trucks – 15%.

Earlier it was reported that Ukrzaliznytsia will raise ticket prices in April. Later Ukrzaliznytsia said the timing of an increase in ticket prices.

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