Russian Railways invests over 111 billion roubles in 1H2010
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In 1H 2010, Russian Railways spend 111.2 billion roubles on its investment programme. The Company spent more than 13 billion roubles on new locomotives and took delivery of 185 freight and passenger locomotives…
In 1H 2010, Russian Railways spend 111.2 billion roubles on its investment programme. The Company spent more than 13 billion roubles on new locomotives and took delivery of 185 freight and passenger locomotives...
In 1H 2010, Russian Railways spend 111.2 billion roubles on its investment programme. The Company spent more than 13 billion roubles on new locomotives and took delivery of 185 freight and passenger locomotives, including 122 electric and 63 diesel locomotives. We also purchased 343 motorised wagons for more than 5 billion roubles.
In addition, various other investment projects are being driven forward, in particular the complete reconstruction of the sections between
- Mga – Gatchina – Veimarn – Ivangorod and the rail approaches to ports on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finaland
- Maxim Gorky – Kotelnikov – Tikhoretskaya – Krimskaya with a bypass of the Krasnodar Hub
- Karymskaya – Zabaikalsk
We are also rapidly carrying out the construction of the Olympic facilities for the Winter Games in Soch and in 1H2010 began major work on the integrated rail-road link between Adler – Alpika mountain resort – Servis, which is the main Olympic transport route.
Russian Railways is building six tunnels in the mountains and has completed construction of the first 6km section of the road. Bridges have been built across the rivers Mzymta, Kudepsta and Khost to allow a second track to be laid along the coastal section between Sochi – Adler – Veseloe.
As part of the Olympic project “Improving the Infrastructure of the Tuapse – Adler Railway Line” services have begun on the second track of the section between Dagomys – Sochi.
Construction of the passenger rail terminal at Sochi airport has also been completed, just one part of the project “Railway Line from Adler to Sochi Airport.”
More than 50 billion roubles were been invested in 1H2010, including in two railway bridges across the Obvodnyi (Bypass) Canal in the Moscow direction of October Railways, the Malyi (Small) Novorossiysk Tunnel on North Caucasus Railways and the TR-3 workshop at the Kinel-Gruzovoi locomotive depot on Kuibyshev Railways.
Garages have also been built for motor locomotives and car transportation for the signalling division at the Novaya Chara station and the luggage department at Vikhorevka station at East-Siberian Railways.
The first stage of the rehabilitation centre for locomotive drivers at Khabarovsk 1 station at Far Eastern Railways has been completed and a kindergarten at Aleksandrov station at Moscow Railways renovated.
The Company is also constructing flats and built around of 5,900 square metres of housing.