Business news from Ukraine

Kharkiv Metro has announced tender for MTPL insurance

KP “Kharkiv Metro” on August 16 announced a tender for the purchase of services of compulsory insurance of civil liability of owners of land vehicles (OSAGO), according to the system of electronic public procurement Prozorro.

The expected cost is UAH 137,175 thousand.

Documents for participation are accepted until August 24, 2023.

As reported, the winner of a similar tender a year earlier was IC Ukrainian Fire Insurance Company.

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From May 15 intervals between trains of the Kiev subway will be reduced

From May 15, the intervals between trains of the Kiev subway will be reduced, and second vestibules will be opened at some stations, according to the Kiev City State Administration

“From Monday, intervals between trains will be reduced on each subway line. The waiting time during peak hours on weekdays will be 3-4 minutes, during off-peak – 6-8 minutes. Also the interval between trains will be increased on weekends, during the day the interval between trains will be 6-7 minutes,” – said in a message of the KSCA in Telegram-channel on Friday.

At nine stations will work the second exits. At the station “Obolon” lobby number 1 will work (in the direction of “Minskaya” station). Concourse 2 will remain closed because of repairs.

Recall that “Akademgorodok”, “Darnitsa”, “Lesnaya”, “Minskaya”, “Pochayna” and “Vydubychi” stations have two exits.


In Kharkiv, metro trains will run once every 20 minutes

KP “Kharkiv Metro” warns passengers about possible difficulties due to the unstable situation with electricity.
“Due to the unstable situation in the regional energy network, temporary difficulties are possible with the transportation of passengers along the metro lines. Please understand the situation and apologize for the temporary inconvenience!”, the company’s telegram channel says.
On Tuesday morning, the subway suspended the transportation of passengers on all three lines for technical reasons. At the moment, the movement of trains has been resumed, but the intervals of movement have been increased to 20 minutes.

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PrivatBank and MasterCard launch contactless metro fare payment in Dnipro

The State PrivatBank (Kyiv) and the MasterCard international payment system have launched contactless fare payment at all metro stations in Dnipro, the bank’s press service reported on Thursday.
“In August 2022, as part of the program with MasterCard, the bank installed turnstiles with contactless payment technology with a bank card at four more stations of the Dniprovsky metro – Metrostroiteley, Prospekt Svobody, Metallurgov and Zavodskaya. Now you can pay for travel with a card or smartphone at all metro stations,” the statement said.
For two years of operation of such turnstiles at the stations “Vokzalnaya” and “Pokrovskaya” in the Dnieper, more than 420 thousand trips were paid contactlessly.
The press service noted that the Dnipro metro has become the second metro in Ukraine after the Kyiv one, where you can pay for travel with a card or an NFC device right at the turnstile.

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Since Monday morning, June 20, vehicular traffic has resumed on the Metro and Paton bridges in Kyiv, Mayor of the capital Vitaliy Klitschko said.
“Darnitsky, Severny, Yuzhny, Metro and Patona will operate for auto communication between the left and right banks of the capital. The city authorities will additionally inform about the organization of public transport, taking into account the resumption of traffic on bridges,” he wrote in the Telegram channel.
Klitschko also called on drivers to comply with traffic rules, speed limits, and give preference to ambulances, police cars, rescuers and humanitarian aid vehicles.

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In the capital, from Monday, the time for transporting passengers in the subway and in land transport will be increased, the press service of the Kiev City State Administration reports.
“From today, the Kyiv metro will carry passengers from 06:30 to 20:00, ground transport – from 7:00 to 21:00,” reads a message published on the telegram channel on Monday.
The administration also reminded that in Kyiv and the Kiev region, a curfew lasts every night from 22:00 to 05:00.

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