The railroad bypassing Ukraine will work in full before the end of 2017 this was stated by the RF Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov, reports RIA Novosti.
According to him, it is about 62 pairs, 30 pairs of passenger and freight trains.
On the new section of go trains from Moscow and Saint-Petersburg to Kislovodsk, Anapa, Kaliningrad, Novorossiysk, Adler and back.
Initially to allow full trains to bypass Ukraine promised to mid-November. Since September, the direction is running in test mode, the line mainly for freight trains.
As reported, the double-track electrified line began to build at the zhuravka – Millerovo in 2014, the Construction work was completed in August 2017. The project cost was estimated at 56 billion rubles ($960 million).
A small section of the railway connecting Moscow with Adler, a length of 37 km, passing through the territory of Ukraine in Luhansk region. Since 1991, this site was not in operation TIES. The land and property was leased for 49 years of the Railways.