Thursday, 4 August 2011

Ukrzaliznytsia to electrify 95 km of Poltava-Kremenchuk-Burty line in 2011

State Railways Administration Ukrzaliznytsia intends in 2011 to electrify 95 kilometers of track on the Poltava-Kremenchuk-Burty line, the administration's press service has said in a statement.

In addition, it is planned to electrify 176 kilometers of track on the Poltava-Krasnohrad-Lozova line.

"In the first half of 2011 some 3,726 railway poles, 1,304 bases, 442 anchors, 829 consoles and 760 brackets were installed, and a high-voltage line of 10 kV with a length of 22 kilometers was constructed on the Poltava-Kremenchuk route to electrify this section of track," the statement reads.

In general, the operational length of electrified railway lines amounts to 45% of their total operational length. The share of electric traction in the operational work of the railroads exceeds 89.7%

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