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Ukrainian Railways Renames Kharkiv-Uzhgorod Train

To mark the 300th anniversary of Hryhoriy Skovoroda‘s birth, Ukrainian Railways immortalizes the route of his travels from the Poltava region and Kharkiv region to the Carpathians.

From now on, flight #17/18 Kharkiv — Uzhgorod will bear the proud name “Skovoroda Express” and will depart and arrive to a specially created musical dedication of Ukrainian composer and virtuoso pianist Yevhen Khmara.

The train will depart from Uzhgorod at 1:25 p.m. and arrive in Kharkiv at 10:01 a.m. The train makes stops in Lviv, Kyiv, Myrhorod and Poltava.


Ukrzaliznytsia launches a train to Kherson. The train to Kherson leaves at 22:14 from the capital and arrives at approximately 09:00 Kherson. About 200 passengers bought a “ticket to victory” on the first train on November 18.