Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) plan to test a new passenger route from Kyiv to Riga via Minsk and Vilnius. The company plans to launch the new train in late September, and trains will initially run once a week, eng.lsm.lv reports.

According to the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport, such information was presented during a meeting of the Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Lithuanian Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation held July 16-17 in the Ukrainian city of Lviv.

The first run is expected to depart from Kyiv on September 28.

Currently, there are air links to Ukrainian cities Kiev and Odessa from Latvia.

20.07.2018