Russia allowed the railway to bypass Ukraine for 15 August 2017. About it said Deputy Russian defense Minister army General Dmitry Bulgakov, reports “Interfax”.
“Rail links to the zhuravka – Millerovo will be open August 15, 2017. On this day, on this double track electrified railway line goes first trains with people and with cargo,” he said.
According to him, “thus set by the President of Russia the task of railway construction Railway troops (zhdv) and JSC “Russian Railways” will be completed ahead of schedule more than a year the deadline”.
Zhdv Russia are building railroads zhuravka – Millerovo to bypass the territory of Ukraine, which will be held in the territories of 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 was estimated at 55 billion rubles.
As reported, Ukraine and Moldova want to restore rail service in detour of Transnistria. The start of the project scheduled for summer 2016, we are looking for investors.