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The builders of the Crimean bridge laid all the rails, having closed the final link beneath the arch. This was reported “Interfax” with reference to the information center of the bridge.
The links are connected in the scourge electrocontact welding. The head contractor Eugene Chebyshev told that the welds will smooth out, to move trains was “smooth and almost silent”.
The final parts put on the Crimean direction for oncoming traffic dock held in June. Then planned Ballesteros and bearing of each path, and then begin the installation of road automation devices, signaling, centralization and blocking. Prior to operation of the bridge rails clean and Polish.
14 Jun builders have connected the rails on the first path train part of the Crimean bridge in the direction from the Peninsula to the mainland. It was paved from the two shores of the Kerch Strait. Brigade moved towards each other and met under the arch of the arch. For the cut length of 19 kilometers used five thousand tons of rails and 38 thousand concrete sleepers.
The movement of trains on the Crimean bridge plan to launch 9-10 December. The first two trains will depart from Sevastopol to St. Petersburg and Moscow, said the acting Director General of Federal state unitary enterprise “Crimean railway” Basil the Nazarenes.
The bridge across the Kerch Strait joined the Crimean Peninsula and Krasnodar Krai, with a length of 19 kilometers, he became the longest in Russia. The bridge was built at the expense of the Federal budget, its total cost amounted to nearly 228 billion rubles. Automobile part of the bridge opened may 15, 2018, the movement of cars and buses has launched the following day.
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