The capacity of Russian railway bypassing the territory of Ukraine in the area of zhuravka – Millerovo after its commissioning up to 240 passenger and freight trains per day in both directions. This was announced by Vice-President of Russian Railways Oleg Tony.
“Only in the summer period, the passenger train goes 62 in each direction, and the same freight”, – he said. According to him, currently in the construction of the railway line involves 2500 civilian builders and 1,500 units of equipment.
As you know, Russia is building a railway zhuravka – Millerovo to bypass the territory of Ukraine. The road will pass through the territory of the Voronezh and Rostov regions. It is planned to build seven railway stations and five substations and complete electrification of the branch.
The cost of the project a year ago allegedly was estimated at 55 billion rubles.
Earlier, Deputy Russian defense Minister army General Dmitry Bulgakov stated that the Russian Federation allowed the railway to bypass Ukraine in August 2017. And at the end of last year, the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu said that the railway to bypass Ukraine in the Luhansk region will be built by September 2017.