13 Feb 2023 13:41

Empty trucks able to cross Ukrainian-Polish border at new crossing point starting Feb 13 - Ukrainian Border Service

MOSCOW. Feb 13 (Interfax - The Nizhankovichi-Malhowice crossing point on the Ukrainian-Polish border has been opened to empty vehicles weighing over 7.5 tonnes starting February 13, Ukrainian media have reported with reference to a social media post by the State Border Service's Western regional directorate

"Starting 8:00 a.m. February 13 [...] empty trucks weighing over 7.5 tonnes will be able to undergo passage procedures. Both trucks departing Ukraine and entering it will be able to cross the border round the clock," Lvov border unit spokesperson Alexandra Kuchkovskaya said.

The new crossing point can be used by cars and pedestrians and is expected to help unload the operating crossing points between Ukraine and Poland and speed up cargo and passenger logistics.

Until lately, seven crossing points have been operating on the Ukrainian-Polish border. The Zosin-Ustilug and Budomierz-Grushev points can be used by automobiles weighing up to 3.5 tonnes, and the Dorogusk-Jagodzin, Hrebenne-Rava-Russkaya, Korczowa-Krakovets, Kroscienko-Smilnytsia, and Medyka-Shegini points can be crossed by all types of vehicles.