The government of Yamal and Russian Railways will refine the model of development of the Northern Latitudinal Railway
13:59 19 ноября 2015
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The working meeting of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin and the president of the company «Russian Railways» Oleg Belozyorov took place in Moscow. They scrutinized aspects of cooperation between the arctic region and Russian Railways. In particular, the talk was about interaction in the course of building of the Northern Latitudinal Railway and fulfillment of infrastructural projects of Yamal, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.
According to the words of Oleg Belozyorov, they discussed the joint project of development of the Northern Latitudinal Railway. He assures that Russian Railways will make all efforts in order to try to lay this project into optimal financial parameters. He thinks that the sides will find a necessary variant of decision. The company needs the new cargo base and prospects of development of the network. Therefore, the sides will together discuss technical details and will make all efforts for fulfillment of the project, as he notes.
Dmitriy Kobylkin notes that «Russian Railways» is a strategic partner of Yamal, without which fulfillment of full scale infrastructural projects in the Russian Arctic is just impossible. «Russian Railways» is the leader of fulfillment of the project on building of the Northern Latitudinal Railway. The whole cargo base, tariffs, management of traffic – all this should be defined on the starting stage of building of this road. Therefore, it is extremely important that all the sides would operate as a team, as the head of the region says. The sides discussed the order of interaction between the government of the region and Russian Railways. There are some details, for overcoming of which it needs to synchronize the work. Now everyone has absolute understanding of the fact that it is necessary to build this railroad line. The governor expresses hope that the meeting will assist to acceleration of solving of practical issues in building process.
Building of the Northern Latitudinal Railway (Obskaya – Salekhard – Nadym – Pangody – Noviy Urengoy – Korotchayevo) is an important condition of transport supply of development of the richest extractive fields in the Northern Urals. The project allows forming strategically important transport platform supplementing the Trans-Siberian Railway with potential of access to the Arctic. Fulfillment of the project is based on the cargo base of railroad transportations that is guaranteed and confirmed by cargo owners. At the present time, there is a confirmation on the planned amount of transportation on the Northern Latitudinal Railway in 23 million and 100 thousand tons.