Video Express to Borispol broke on the second day of work, mediaPhoto: CTS

There is a problem with the engine – the train won’t start

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High-speed Express train from Kiev to “Borispol” airport broke down on the second day after its launch.

About it the correspondent of “Gromadsky” the scene on Saturday, December 1.

“We went to 11.01 from the station, was to arrive in 37 minutes but still at the entrance. Airport is 5 km away and now is already 12.15 and we’re still standing”, – told the correspondent Vasily pejnya.

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According to the driver of the Express, there is a problem with the engine – the train will not start. The conductor of the Express reported the passengers, after 20-30 minutes you will come to tow the train to the airport.

Some passengers hurrying for a flight, left the bus.

“My flight leaves in an hour. Who will compensate for my loss? Who is going to buy a new ticket. We’re stuck here. I will miss your plane. I’m sure no one compensates me. They had to consider the schedule of the flight. If they knew that there are some problems, they had to organize Shuttle service for passengers to the airport even at the first stop, but that didn’t happen and here we are. And my plane leaves at 13:10, in 55 minutes, so I have no chance to catch,” says the Austrian Martin who today planned to return home to Vienna.

In turn, the head of “Railways” Evgeny Kravtsov morning of December 1, advised people to go to the airport Express to avoid traffic jams.

“There’s a tip: if you’re going to the airport to go only “Kyiv Boryspil Express”. Price from inches of snow on the roads is not affected – fixed 80 UAH. Taxi drivers today are asking 5 times more expensive – from 400. Start your journey in traffic,” wrote he in Facebook.

Recall that the ticket sales for new Kyiv Boryspil Express was launched on 30 November at 12:00. The launch ceremony was attended by President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, the acting head of the Board of JSC “Ukrzaliznytsya” Evgeny Kravtsov and the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian.

Within a few hours of high-speed Express train were sold 139 tickets.