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Khabarovsk and Japan will connect the train
Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin announced that residents of the Khabarovsk Territory can get to Japan via Sakhalin by rail.
However, the timing of the project is still unknown. As Yakunin noted, the priority at the moment is the planned modernization of the Baikal-Amur and Trans-Siberian highways. The start of the works will be given in July 2014.
According to him, the modernization will increase the volume of traffic to 50 billion tons per year. After that, work will be focused on the development of turnover with the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.