Embassy of Ukraine in the United States of America

, Kyiv 22:54

Ambassador Valeriy Chaly met with President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Transportation

17 January, 00:18

Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Valeriy Chaly met with President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Transportation Rafael Santana to discuss joint project of Ukraine’s railway modernization.

In particular, the Ambassador stressed the importance of finalizing of the Long-term Framework Agreement between UZ and GE, that will allow to bring the American company’s world class locomotive technology to Ukraine.

Special attention Valeriy Chaly paid to the issue of localization of the production of new GE locomotives in Ukraine as well as the modernization of existing fleet. In this regard, sides agreed that the delivery of the 30 new diesel GE Evo locomotives will be the first step for further partnership between Ukraine and General Electric, including cooperation in the energy sphere, infrastructure and healthcare.