DB and Ukrainian railway JSC Ukrzaliznytsia sign MoU on strategic partnership
The agreement provides for support in modernization and management
February 6 2020:
Deutsche Bahn has agreed to provide business and technical consulting and support to Ukrainian railway JSC Ukrzaliznytsia (UZ) in the coming years. The agreement was set out in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed yesterday by Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk, Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii and DB Board Member for Infrastructure Ronald Pofalla in the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev.
"Expertise 'Made by Deutsche Bahn' is in great demand, as our order book shows year after year," said Niko Warbanoff, CEO of DB E&C who also attended the signing of the contract. "We are pleased that we can contribute to this groundbreaking project in Ukraine."
Further information can be found in the DB AG press release
News from 23. January 2020:
On January 22, 2020, a respective agreement was signed in Davos. DB Board Member for Infrastructure Mr. Ronald Pofalla and representatives of the Ukrainian Government signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement in early February. It sets out a plan to gradually transform the Ukrainian railway over the next few years and includes services such as analysis and reorganization of the various business areas and operations and management optimization.
DB E&C is one of the leading Engineering companies in the Transport sector. The company employs around 5000 employees from 80 nations.