Thursday, May 29, 2008

Railway fares further on rise

From June 1, 2008, tariffs on transportation of passengers by Ukraine's railway transport on home routes will grow by 5%, in keeping with the Transport and Communications Ministry order.

This involves both carriages with numbered reserved seats, and first class railcars. The tariffs were set at a limit level.

Since January 1, 2008, tariffs on transportation of passengers, luggage and freight by rail on domestic routes have grown by 8.7%. In 2007, those tariffs increased by 15% - 5% from March 1, May 1 and July 1 each.