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In Yakutia, the last section of the Amur-Yakutsk mainline, “Tommot - Nizhny Bestyakh”, was handed over for temporary use.

Acting head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yegor Borisov took part in a solemn meeting dedicated to the commissioning and commencement of freight traffic on the Tommot-Kerdem-Nizhny Bestyah railway line. This is reported on the official website of Yegor Borisov.

The acting head of the republic noted that the railway line being put into operation will become a key link in solving the most important social and economic problems in the republic. “The commissioning of the railway will significantly reduce transport costs by redirecting goods from Ust-Kut in the upper reaches of the Lena to the Nizhny Bestyakh station. Decrease in dependence on northern deliveries will also be ensured. In the future, it will be possible to organize year-round delivery of life-support cargoes to the entire north-east of the Arctic, and therefore the quality of life of the population as a whole will noticeably increase, ”the report says.

According to the general contractor of the project, Transstroy, the length of the Tommot-Yakutsk launch complex (Lower Bestah) ”Is 439 km. After its transmission in temporary operationThe Amuro-Yakutsk railway will operate along its entire length of 809 km. “Temporary operation will allow starting freight traffic on the commissioned section of the route, as well as preparing the line for putting into permanent operation, which will provide a solution to the transport problem for the construction of a strategic facility in Yakutia - the Power of Siberia gas pipeline,” says a press release from Transstroy. ...

The Amur-Yakutsk trunk-line is the largest project to create a railway infrastructure in Russia over the last 30 years. The project was implemented within the framework of the federal target program for the development of the transport system of Russia.

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