Ukrainian Railways

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Ukrainian Railways
Укрзалізниця
State-owned enterprise
IndustryRailway transportation
Founded1861 (Russian Imperial Railways)
1917 (Soviet Railways)
1991 (Ukrainian Railways)
Number of locations
1,700 stations and halts
Area served
Ukraine
Key people
Ivan Yuryk (acting CEO)[1]
ProductsRail transport services
RevenueGreen Arrow Up.svg 20.06 billion (2017)[2]
Green Arrow Up.svg 114 million (2017)[3]
OwnerUkraine (100%)
Number of employees
403,000 (2011)
ParentMinistry of Infrastructure
WebsiteOfficial website

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrainian: Укрзалізниця, Ukrzaliznytsia) is a state-owned company of rail transport in Ukraine. It controls the majority of the railroad transportation in Ukraine. It's total track length is nearly 23,000 km. Ukrainian Railways company is the number 13 largest railway company in the world. Ukrainian Railways is the world's 6th largest rail passenger transporter.[4]

The company employs more than 403,000 people.

History[change | change source]

Ukrainian Railways company is the successor of the railways company founded in 1861 in Russian empire.

Since the independence of Ukraine, the company is the major railways transporter and the only owner of all tracks in Ukraine.

It's main office is in Kiev, Ukraine.

References[change | change source]

  1. (in Ukrainian) Cabinet replaces Ukrzaliznytsia interim chief, Ukrayinska Pravda (15 April 2020)
  2. http://uz.gov.ua/press_center/up_to_date_topic/470074/
  3. http://www.uz.gov.ua/files/file/about/investors/%D0%9F%D0%90%D0%A2%20%D0%A3%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B7%D0%B0%D0%BB%D1%96%D0%B7%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%86%D1%8F%20%D0%9A%D0%BE%D0%BD%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%BB%D1%96%D0%B4%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B0%20%D1%84%D1%96%D0%BD%D0%B0%D0%BD%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0%20%D0%B7%D0%B2%D1%96%D1%82%D0%BD%D1%96%D1%81%D1%82%D1%8C%202017%20%D0%B7%D1%96%20%D0%B7%D0%B2%D1%96%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%BC%20%D0%B0%D1%83%D0%B4%D0%B8%D1%82%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%B0.pdf
  4. "Announcement of the Selection of Candidates for CEO of Joint Stock Company "Ukrainian Railways"". Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. Retrieved 2020-08-22.