A private partner will build the railroad line Bovanenkovo – Sabetta
16:30 25 ноября 2015
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The new railroad line Bovanenkovo – Sabetta will be built on conditions of governmental-private partnership. It will connect the multifunctional port of Sabetta with the terrestrial part of the transport system of Russia.
Deputies of Yamal supported the draft law, which is already called strategic. It will become the basis for taking of the decision by the regional government about conducting of the contest and concluding of the agreement about fulfillment of the project of governmental-private partnership on building of the new railroad line. The length of the line makes 169 kilometers, the carrying capacity – 35 million tons, the speed of traffic – 50 kilometers per hour.
Actually, this is the next step to fulfillment of the key project in Yamal – the Northern Latitudinal Railway, providing of access of the railroad infrastructure to the Northern Sea Route. Long-term prospects of development of the economy in the region are connected with extraction of energy resources and their delivery to Russian and international markets.
Extractive fields on land of the Yamal peninsula (Bovanenkovo, Kharasaveyskoye, Kruzenshternovskoye, Tambey group), of the Gulf of Ob, Tazovskiy district (the Bolshekhetskaya Depression) will become the basic center of oil and gas extraction in the prospect. The railroad line Bovanenkovo – Sabetta will allow providing stable, year-round transport communication and will allow mitigating risks connected with use of winter roads, river ways and sea transportation for supply of extractive fields.
Building will be conducted at own expenses and loaned funds of a private partner without co-financing from the regional budget. Risks of compensation to the private partner of minimum guaranteed income should be taken by the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Strengthening of competition on world markets requires for accelerated development of fields in Yamal and Gydan at minimization of transport expenditures. Transportation of cargoes on the Northern Sea Route can become promising economic activity. Thus, new fast development of Yamal is impossible without this railroad line. The private partner will build, the region takes property obligations – allocation of land plots and also risk of payments on minimal guaranteed income. The terms of fulfillment of the project are 2016-2049. After the end of exploitation of the object by the private partner it is foreseen that it will be passed to property of the region. These comments were given by the chairperson of the Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug on industry, nature management and ecology Dmitriy Zharomskikh.