The launch of the W/d branches of the bridge in the Crimea will allow to carry 14 million passengers

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotoramki bridge. Archival photoThe launch of the W/d branches of the bridge in the Crimea will allow to carry 14 million passengers© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

The launch rail of the bridge across the Kerch Strait is expected to carry 14 million passengers and 13 million tons of cargo, according to the Ministry of economic development of the Crimea.

«Crimean bridge will ensure the revival of the «Crimean Railways»…the capacity of the new transport passage and approaches provides for the pass 47 pairs of trains per day: 12 trucks and 35 passenger. This will allow you to carry 14 million passengers and 13 million tons of cargo per year», — stated in the message.

The Ministry noted that the launch of freight transport and railway bridge will have a positive impact on the security of the Republic of construction materials that will contribute to the completion of construction of socially important objects at the optimum time.

A bridge to the Crimea from the Krasnodar region — the longest in Russia, its length is 19 kilometers. The beginning of the movement of vehicles originally planned for December 2018, but the work was completed ahead of schedule. Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the automobile part of the bridge across the Kerch Strait may 15, the movement of vehicles running on 16 may. The opening movement of trains on the railway part of the bridge is scheduled for December 2019.

The launch of the W/d branches of the bridge in the Crimea will allow to carry 14 million passengers© Infographical the Crimea for 15 minutes

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