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Ukrzaliznytsia plans to launch “family cars” on domestic flights

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Apr9,2024

Ukrzaliznytsia plans to launch

Ukrzaliznytsia/Rail Insider

Following the women's compartments, Ukrzaliznytsia is going to launch wagons for passengers traveling with families. How it will work – read in the material.

The chairman of the board of the company Yevhen Lyashchenko told about this during the briefing, reports Rail.insider.

According to him, in the next few months, the company, together with the UNICEF Foundation, will launch special carriages for passengers traveling with families. They will run in the domestic connection.

“Family cars” will be on at least three routes, that's six cars. Perhaps there will be more, – noted Lyashchenko.

It is noted that the conversion of Ukrainian wagons for such needs will be financed by the UNICEF fund.

Ukrzaliznytsia plans to launch

Train cars/Ukrzaliznytsia

We remind you that in June 2023 “Ukrzaliznytsia” in opened the sale of tickets for women's compartments for four long-distance flights: No. 81/82 “Kyiv – Uzhhorod” in the pilot mode; #41/42 “Dnipro – Truskavets”; #75/76 “Kyiv – Kryvyi Rih” and #15/16 “Kharkiv – Yasinya”.

In autumn 2023, four more Ukrzaliznytsia trains with women's compartments were added to them: #17/18 “Kharkiv – Uzhgorod”; #29/30 “Kyiv – Uzhgorod”; No. 3/4 “Zaporizhia – Uzhhorod”; #26/236 “Odesa – Rakhiv”.

Tickets for such cars are sold exclusively in the Ukrzaliznytsia mobile application, and boarding in such compartments is open only to women and children under the age of 6.


Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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