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Ukrainian Railways
Укрзалізниця
State-owned enterprise
Industry Railway transportation
Founded 1861 (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)
Products Rail transport services
Revenue Green Arrow Up.svg 20.06 billion (2017)
Green Arrow Up.svg ₴114 million (2017)
Owner Ukraine (100%)
Number of employees
403,000 (2011)
Parent Ministry of Infrastructure

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.

The company employs more than 403,000 people.

History

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.

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