4 May 2022 11:49

Ukrainian Railways transported nearly 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid in March-April

KYIV. May 4 (Interfax-Ukraine) - Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia), Ukraine state-owned joint-stock rail transport company, transported almost 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid on passenger trains in March-April 2022.

Lviv and Chernivtsi are the largest senders of humanitarian aid by rail, Ukrzaliznytsia said on Telegram.

The biggest amount of humanitarian aid was sent from Lviv (3,932 tonnes), from Chernivtsi (2,063 tonnes), from Kovel (1,568 tonnes), from Uzhhorod (638 tonnes), and from Khmelnytskyi (222 tonnes).

The largest recipients of humanitarian aid were Kyiv (5,554 tonnes), Kharkiv (1,869 tonnes), Odesa (487 tonnes), Zaporizhzhya (394 tonnes), and Dnipro (287 tonnes). These cities subsequently sent the aid by road to populated localities that needed it most of all.

These cargoes included food supplies (4,951 tonnes), medications (1,297 tonnes), items for children and hygiene products (542 tonnes), drinking water (502 tonnes), and clothes (372 tonnes).