Ukrainian Railways facts for kids
|Founded||1861 (Russian Imperial Railways)
1917 (Soviet Railways)
1991 (Ukrainian Railways)
Number of locations
|1,700 stations and halts|
|Ivan Yuryk (acting CEO)|
|Products||Rail transport services|
|Revenue||20.06 billion (2017)|
|₴114 million (2017)|
Number of employees
|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.
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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Chernihiv station building and platforms
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