About three thousand cars waiting for the opening of the Kerch ferry

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate in photolanguage cars on the ferry in the port of Crimea Kerch Strait. archival photoAbout three thousand cars waiting for the opening of the Kerch ferry© RIA Novosti / Alexander Polynicotinate the image Bank

More than 2.5 thousand cars and trucks and 123 bus waiting Kerch ferry in port «Crimea» and «Kuban», which was interrupted because of the storm three days ago, told RIA Novosti press-service of the operator of the ferry, «Marine office».

Work Kerch ferry was suspended due to strong winds and storms on Monday evening. Presumably, the wind and the storm in the crossing will subside on Friday, said the hydrometeorological center of the Peninsula.

«In the port «Caucasus» on Thursday morning are 315 passenger cars, buses 79, 220 freight vehicles, including light-duty. In the port «Crimea» — 590 cars, 44 buses, trucks and light-duty 120. In addition, on the storage area with the Krasnodar side stand 645 wagons, from the Crimea — 691 truck», — reported in «Marine management».

The company asked drivers to refrain from traveling through the crossing before improvement of weather.

Today Kerch ferry (port Krym — port Caucasus) along with the airport «Simferopol» are the main transport artery linking the Crimea Peninsula with mainland Russia. Currently under construction, the bridge across the Kerch Strait, connecting Crimea and the Krasnodar territory.