It turns out that most trains in Ukraine are not suitable for the abnormal temperature.
Despite the abnormal heat wave in Ukraine, 62% of passenger cars not equipped with air conditioning systems.
It is reported that this summer passengers serve 3100 passenger car, which air conditioning system is equipped with only 38% is 1168 cars, 62% no.
“Almost all second-class carriages the air conditioning system is not provided for construction”, – the press-service of state-owned companies.
The main reason for the “Ukrzaliznytsia” has called the lack of funding from the state budget for the rolling stock.
Also the company reported about possible delays to passenger trains due to the use of speed limits due to overheating of ways.
According to the Central geophysical Observatory, Wednesday, 2 August, the average daily air temperature in Kiev reached +28,9°. Thus 0.6° exceeded the previous temperature record for this day, which was established in 2010.
In addition, the night of 3 August was the warmest in 137 years of meteorological observations in the capital. The temperature in Kiev fell below the 23.6°, and this means that the previous record for this date which was also set in 2010, was exceeded by 0.9°.
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