Uz will be closed for the shipment of grain 99 stations
At a joint meeting of representatives of Railways, agricultural business and the European business Association (EBA) identified opportunities for optimization in the new season of logistics of grain cargoes, - said Vladimir. Chairman of the Board Is. Kravtsov.
specialists From the Railways to the optimization of 177 stations, which was planned to restructure, or temporarily/fully close for shipment, in the course of the discussion list remained 99 stations.
Solved that completely for shipping will be closed 27 stations, 41 station temporarily closed for shipment during the period July-December 2018 with subsequent resumption of work in case of availability of applications for the average daily loading/unloading at least 5 cars for at least 3 months. In addition, 24 stations will be temporarily closed for shipment during the period July-December 2018 with subsequent resumption of work in case of availability of applications for the average daily loading/unloading at least 10 cars for a minimum of 6 months.
7 financial unprofitable stations have the opportunity over several months to increase the daily average loading of wagons and to reach a profitable level.
the activities of the excluded stations will be reassessed by the specialists, and in the case of changes of indicators of work of station will be reorganized.
the view Is. Kravtsova, the decision will increase traffic volumes and contribute to investment in modernization of capacities for grain storage.
a Preliminary analysis by the specialists of Ukrzaliznytsya work 528 stations showed that 328 of them are now treated with 6% of grain cargoes, and let go of the daily maximum of two cars of grain. However, they require significant maintenance costs and attracting scarce traction.