International train e-tickets in Ukraine?

24 July 2013 12:12
Kyiv (QHA) -  State
Railways Administration of Ukraine Ukrzaliznytsia is studying the possibility
of introducing electronic train tickets for international routes,
Ukrzaliznytsia Deputy Chief Pavlo Chekalov has stated at a press-conference in
Kyiv, Interfax-Ukraine informs.

“We are in
talks, in particular, with the railway administrations of Belarus, Russia,
Moldova, but today we are testing the technology on internal routes. We are
working, but most our trains run in Ukraine, therefore we want to develop the
technology in our trains. We are also working with our colleagues at
introducing such tickets on international routes in the future,” - he claimed.

reported, electronic railway tickets in Ukraine from July 23 gained the status
of a settlement document (fiscal receipt) stipulated in the joint order of the
Infrastructure Ministry and the Income and Tax Ministry on approving the
procedure of formalizing reporting documents when selling travel and
transportation documents on railways. It came into force on July 9, 2013.