Documents for the construction of the Northern latitudinal submitted to the government

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Timepiece in fotomonsterflash railway. Archival photoDocuments for the construction of the Northern latitudinal submitted to the government© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Timepiece the image Bank

All the documents necessary to start construction of the Northern latitudinal (SSH), submitted to the government of the Russian Federation and is currently undergoing approval, according to the government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (YANAO).

In the Central office of Russian Railways in Moscow took place the working meeting of General Director of the company Oleg Belozerov with acting Governor YANAO Vladimir Artuhova. They discussed the preparations for the implementation of the project SSH.

«It was noted that all the documents necessary to start construction of the Northern latitudinal submitted to the government of the Russian Federation and are currently undergoing approval to the involved departments. Also confirmed their readiness to start construction work as soon as it signed the corresponding decree of the Russian government and signed concession agreement», — stated in the message.

Within the concession will be built more than 350 kilometres of railway track, bridges over the river Ob and Nadym. Construction CSH planned for the period from 2018 to 2023. The projected traffic volume – to 23.9 million tonnes (mainly gas condensate and oil and oil products).

SSH will be implemented on a public-private partnership in the form of concession. Railways as part of its investment program will reconstruct the adjacent parts Konosha-Kotlas-Chum-Labytnangi Northern railway, including the Obskaya station and the railway line Pangody–Novy Urengoy–Korotchaevo» the Sverdlovsk railway. «Gazprom» will ensure the completion of construction and commissioning of a private railway line Nadym–Pangody.

A special project company («SPK-the Concessionaire») under the concession agreement will provide for the financing, construction and operation of the line Obskaya–Salekhard–Nadym. Will be built the railway part of the bridge through the river Ob and Nadym river and the approaches to them, as well as a new railway station Salekhard-Nadym, said the government of Yamal. The government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district will act as the investor of construction of the motorway bridge across the Ob river, authorities said.

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