First Kherson-bound train departs from Kyiv

19 November 2022, 12:30 AM
The first train went to liberated Kherson (

The first train went to liberated Kherson (

The first Kyiv-Kherson passenger train has left from the Ukrainian capital on Nov. 18, thereby restoring rail connection with the recently liberated southern city, Ukraine’s Culture and Information Policy Minister Oleksandr Tkachenko reported via a Telegram post.

“The first Victory Train has left for Kherson,” Tkachenko said.

On Nov. 11, Russian Defense Ministry reported complete withdrawal of Russian troops from the western bank of the Dnipro River in Kherson Oblast.

The first units of the Ukrainian army entered Kherson on Nov. 11, met by rejoicing residents.

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On Nov. 15, Ukrainian Railways resumed direct rail connection with nearby Mykolayiv, after it was interrupted at the very start of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

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