Ferry on lake Baikal is operating normally after repair

© Press service of the Federal Protected Baikal. Andrew Dancewe to lake Baikal. Archive photoFerry on lake Baikal is operating normally after repair© the Press-service of Federal Protected Baikal. Andrew Tanichev

Repair work on ferry «semen Batagaev», which is out July 29, is complete, it works in a regular mode, informs a press-service of the government of Irkutsk region.

As previously reported, the engine «Seeds Batagaev» PJSC «East-Siberian river shipping company» — one of the three ferries that ply between the island of Olkhon on lake Baikal coast, — July 29, failed electronic control system, and the steam was sent for repairs. On the banks have accumulated hundreds of tourists who were waiting for their turn on the ferry from 10 hours to a day or more.

According to the press service, the ferry «Dorozhnik» and «Olkhon Gate» worked around the clock. On Wednesday morning at the crossing left the ship «semen Batagaev».

2 Aug line of vehicles on the island have been virtually eliminated, the ferry «Sakhyurta — Olkhon» is operating normally.