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And introduces convention on iron ore shipments through Izov-Hrubieszów border crossing on June 19

Ukrainian state-run railway operator Ukrzaliznytsia introduces a temporary restriction on the transportation of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih products to Poland, data published on the website of the railway operator reads.

From June 19, 2022, Ukrzaliznytsia introduces a convention for freight transportation through the border crossing Izov-Hrubieszów (Poland) for iron and manganese ore.

Restrictions will apply to the railway stations Kryvyi Rih and Kryvyi Rih-Main for ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih.

Earlier GMK Center reported that Ukrzaliznytsia imposed temporary restrictions on the transportation of some goods to Romania and Hungary. Two restrictions are being imposed on Hungary and three on Romania. The first restriction valid until the review, and for the second – until June 28.

As of June 16, the freight cars queues at Ukraine’s western border crossings exceeded 42 thousand units. Most cars go to the border crossing Izov – Hrubieszów (Poland) – 12.9 thousand units.

On June 16, Ukrzaliznytsia completed the electrification of the Kovel-Izov-State Border railway section. As project implemented, the number of cars that Ukrzaliznytsia transmits through the Izov-Hrubieszów border crossing should increase.