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4 January , 2022  

JSC Ukrzaliznytsia in the state electronic trading system ProZorro announced a tender for the purchase of services for the modernization of the vertical of passenger transportation with an expected cost of UAH 304.521 million.
According to information in ProZorro, within the framework of the tender, Ukrzaliznytsia plans to acquire consulting services for the modernization of the passenger transportation vertical, which may include:
– analysis of the historical market situation;
– modeling and planning passenger traffic using specialized software;
– route optimization and formation of a new schedule;
– financial and business planning of the vertical of passenger transportation, separately for segments of long-distance and suburban traffic;
– development and implementation of a public transport system (PSO);
– formation of a capital investment program.
In addition, the described services include improvement of the collection of fares in electric trains; introduction of a modern pricing system; increase in income from the sale of additional services; formation of technical requirements for the acquisition of new modern passenger rolling stock; as well as overhaul and modernization of the existing rolling stock, etc.
Ukrzaliznytsia also wants to get advice on changes in the organizational structure; formation of the structure of depots; changes in the structure of locomotive crews, etc.
The deadline for submitting bids is February 1, 2022, and the auction is scheduled for March 9.
As reported, Ukrzaliznytsia planned to receive a draft report from Deutsche Bahn DB Engineering & Consulting by the end of 2021 with recommendations on the modernization of passenger traffic and a model for organizing financing of socially important rail transport.
After the implementation of the first phase of cooperation, Ukrzaliznytsia considered the possibility of moving to the second phase – attracting Deutsche Bahn Engineering & Consulting managers to the management of the passenger vertical.
Ukrzaliznytsia and Deutsche Bahn Engineering & Consulting on August 24, 2021 signed an agreement on consulting in the field of passenger transportation.

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