Construction of Bovanenkovo-Sabetta railway to commence in 2017
Designing of Bovanenkovo-Sabetta railway with a link to the port has been completed. The project implementation is to begin in 2017, press center of Yamal-Nenets Government cites Dmitry Kobylkin, Governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, as saying at the V International Oil and Gas Forum.
This railway will be built through private-public partnership as the final part of the Northern Latitudinal Railway (NLR) linking it to the Northern Sea Route. Its length will exceed 170 km. The capacity is to make 7 mln t of cargo from the fifth year of operation and 14 mln t from the 10th year of operation. In the future it can be expanded to 35 mln t per year.
Design speed of the line is 50 km/h.
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