Railway scandal. Balcon caught Omelyan on incompetence

The head of “Ukrzaliznytsya” Wojciech Balczun believes that statements about the resignation of the leadership of the companies the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian covering for their own incompetence and lack of professionalism.

About it reports a press-service of the railway.

“Statements on the resignation of the leadership of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” – Minister of infrastructure covering for their own incompetence and lack of professionalism. Another example is the announcement of the test train to “nowhere”, – said Balczun.

In particular, the press service with reference to the words transport expert Alexander Kava reported that the test train to Iran, announced the Ministry of Infrastructure, can only reach the Azerbaijani-Iranian border – then there is no road.

“This train can reach only the Azerbaijani-Iranian border town of Astara. Rail transport is possible only from Batumi to Astara. The nearest train station, Iranian Rasht – 160 kilometers. And this way is yet to be built. It may take 3-4 years. If there will arrive the Ukrainian agricultural products, it will have to ship in cars and so to take the territory of Iran,” said kawa.

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Yesterday, April 20, Omeljan declared readiness to vote for the resignation of the head of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” ticket Balcona, one-year contract which expires in may 2017. According to the Minister of infrastructure, he has three candidates for the post of head of “Ukrzaliznytsya”. In particular, among them former railway workers and Western experts, but he did not name names.

Earlier Omeljan protested the decision of the Cabinet that “Ukrzaliznytsya” to remove from the jurisdiction of the Ministry.

“The desire is work to do concerts and political arrangements, the willingness to be a front, not a change Manager, strange appointments, speeches and presentations, which had nothing to do with reality,” – said Omeljan about the head of “Ukrzaliznytsya”.

In turn, the head of the Ukrainian government Volodymyr Groisman has publicly supported the head of “Ukrzaliznytsya” Adalbert Balcona in conflict with the Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Emel’yan.