The railroad bypassing Ukraine will miss up to 240 trains a day

Up to 240 passenger and freight trains will be held during the day, at railway, built to bypass Ukraine. About it told the Vice-President of JSC “RZD” Oleg Tony.


“The capacity of this area after completion of construction will be in accordance with the schedule. Only in summer is 62 passenger trains in each direction and the same number of freight trains”, – he said.


On the construction of the railway work 2.5 thousand civilian construction workers and about 1.5 thousand units of equipment. According to Tony, frosty weather does not harm the work.


“No harm, on the contrary, frosts are needed now more than thaw. The more you freeze, the faster and with a spark we will work”, – he stressed.


Saturday, 28 Jan, Tony and Deputy defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov made a working trip to Voronezh region, where he inspected the progress of construction of the railway. The Deputy head of the Ministry of defense said that the military has strengthened the grouping of the railway troops at the facility.


“Due to the inclusion in the composition of the group’s third trip of the battalion of the southern military district, their number increased to more than 1.3 thousand people,” – said Bulgakov.


The works involved five battalions of mechanization of separate railway brigades of the Central, southern and Western military districts, three separate travel battalion of the southern military district and more than 500 units engineering, special automotive equipment.

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