The cost of rail transport can increase from 19 Feb
Ukrzaliznytsia has completed the process of deregulation of the wagon component of the value for their fleet of cars and adopted the procedure for calculating a fee for their use, which will come into effect from 19 February of the current year, - have told in a press-service of the company.
until now, the cost of the carriages, the company determined the state was significantly below the actual rates for shippers. The difference between the market and the installed cost of transportation received intermediary structures that provoked the creation of corrupt schemes and abuses within the company. Experts estimate this market at 5 billion UAH a year.
the Procedure of deregulation will be carried out in two stages. First daily payment for the use of company cars will be calculated according to a formula which will take into account the market value of the new car, the cost of repairs carried out over the lifetime of cars of a specific type, return in the range of 10% and a discount of Finance in time. Most Railways of the neighboring countries use a similar system of payments. In the next step the system will work daily electronic trading on the basis of "Prozorro.Sale".
it is Likely that this innovation will lead to a slight rise in the cost of rail transportation.