About 200 passengers will be part of the first trip, which will take place this Friday night. “He will arrive tomorrow around 09:00,” said local official Sergei Khlan
The train is called “Victory Train” and the carriages are painted by Ukrainian artists, according to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (Photo Ministry of Defense of Ukraine)
Ukraine announced this Friday the reopening of the train line between the capital kyiv and Kherson, a week after the withdrawal of the Russian army from this important city in the south of the country.
“The The first trip will take place today (Friday) at 22:14 (2014 GMT) from the capital, arriving tomorrow around 09:00 (0700 GMT) in Kherson,” a local official said on Facebook, < b>Sergei Khlan, specifying that “about 200 passengers (…) will travel on board” the train.
The train is called “Victory Train ” and the wagons are painted by Ukrainian artists, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reported on its Twitter account.
Recently, the Ukrainian Army b> confirmed that it continues its offensive to reconquer areas in the south of the country occupied by the Russians and that it has managed to recover almost 50 settlements in the Mykolaiv region, neighboring the southern Kherson, whose capital kyiv already controls.
Ukraine recaptured the city of Snihurivka, in the Mykolaiv region
“We can say that there are 48 settlements that were under occupation; now we are delivering humanitarian aid there at full capacity,” the head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration, Vitaly Kim, said Tuesday, local media reported.
He advanced that in the next few days “the security forces will have time to finish the stabilization measures so that the engineers can restore communications, the television signal and the heating systems,” said Kim.
He added that today five trucks with humanitarian aid were sent to the reconquered territory and predicted that these settlements will return to normality in the not too distant future.
Kim reported on Monday, according to the Ukrainian news agency UNIAN, that practically the entire region had been liberated, except for the so-called “Kinburn language”, a strip of sand in the northwestern part of the peninsula of the same name, between the Dnieper River estuary and the Black Sea.
A man clears rubble from a damaged residential building, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, November 14 2022. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Mykolaiv has been one of the Ukrainian regions that has suffered the most attacks by Russian troops in their attempt to control the entire southern fringe of Ukrainian territory.
Its capital is located just 100 kilometers northeast of Kherson, also the capital of the region of the same name and which returned to Ukrainian hands.
(Co n information from EFE and AFP)