Railways pull to the north // The latitudinal railway has returned to the more expensive investment program

According to Kommersant’s information, the draft long-term investment program of Russian Railways assumes an increase in investments in 2022–2025 by 800 billion rubles. and executed in accordance with the wishes of the president. Funds for the construction of the Northern Latitudinal Railway, withdrawn before better times, were returned in the amount of 150 billion rubles. The infrastructure renewal, the insufficient pace of which the president pointed out, will receive an additional 1 trillion rubles at once until 2025. On the other hand, the project has completely eliminated the costly bypass of the Black Sea coast and most of the funds for the high-speed Moscow-Petersburg highway. …

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