Railway Operators in Ukraine
Ukraine has trolleybus systems operating in 47 cities (first launched
in Kiev in 1935 and the latest in Kerch in 2004). Tram systems are
operating in 24 cities, including 4 with 1000mm gauge (others 1524mm).
There are metro systems in Kiev, Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk with
another one under construction in Donetsk.
UZ - UkrZaliznyza
Network length, gauge and electrification (2011):
- 22095km broad gauge(1520mm), 9877km electrified at 3000V= and
- 201km standard gauge, electrified at 3000V=
- 300km narrow gauge(750mm), not electrified
UZ consists of six railways: Lvivska (Western part of Ukraine),
Pivdenno-Zakhidna (Central and Northern part), Odes'ka (Southern part),
Pivdenna (North-East part), Donetska (Eastern part) and Prydniprovska
In 2005 UZ transported 444.7 million passengers, producing 52.4 billion
passenger-km. Freight traffic amounted 448.7 million tonnes and 223.4
Data based on 1/1/92 (last Soviet stock inventory), source "Soviet
Locomotive Types - the Union Legacy" by A.J. Heywood and I.D.C. Button,
with lots of additions and changes.
Last update: 23-12-2011