Ukraine and Moldova are planning to resume railway services, namely freight railway operations, as soon as this autumn.
The relevant statement was made by Moldova’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Regional Development, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“The freight railway route in the Berezyno (Ukraine)-Basarabeasca (Moldova) railway section will be opened this autumn in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the Moldovan Infrastructure and Regional Development Ministry and the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry,” the report states.
In addition, Moldova will build 1.2 kilometers of railroad tracks, and Ukraine – about 23 kilometers. With the resumption of railway services, Moldova is planning to export and import goods via Ukraine’s Izmail Port on the Danube. Meanwhile, Ukraine would be able to export goods to Moldova and the EU.