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RZD and Yakutia have agreed on joint increase of passenger and freight traffic

Russian Railways and the government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) signed an agreement on cooperation and cooperation for 2018-2020 years, the Far East Railways corporate communications service (Far Eastern Railways, branch of Russian Railways) reported. On Monday in Yakutsk, the document was signed by the head of the Far Eastern Railway, Nikolai Maklygin, and the chairman of the republican government, Yevgeny Chekin.

It is reported that the agreement determines the perspective points of interaction between the company and the authorities of the republic in the issues of increasing the freight base, passenger transportation, implementation of investment projects, as well as social support of the population.

The volume of passenger traffic in Yakutia in 2017 amounted to 75 thousand people. Passenger traffic in the region is provided by four long-distance trains. As noted, in the development of Neryungri railway station for the last years 3 million rubles have been invested, up to 2020 it is planned to invest another 10 million rubles. The basis of cargo transportation is coal, its loading last year amounted to 7,3 million tons, in January-April of this year - 2 million tons.
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