In the first year of the Kerch bridge will pass in both directions 6 million people, predict the occupants

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After starting in 2019, the railway part of the bridge across the Kerch Strait, in Russian-annexed Crimea will begin to walk passenger trains from 11 cities of Russia. This was stated by General Director of “Crimean Railways” Alexey Gladilin.

In the first year after the bridge, projected to pass in both directions 6 million people, says Gladilin. According to him, now experts are preparing the infrastructure of the Railways of the Peninsula.

According to him, the entire agreed upon schedule for 17 directions of motion of these trains, while not all of them will be daily.

We will remind, road part of the Crimean bridge opened on may 15. During the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin took a ride over the bridge at KAMAZ:

The opening of the bridge planned for March 2018, then postponed to April, then planned to open the automotive transition by may 9, coinciding with the arrival of Putin. Crimean bridge spanned the Kerch Peninsula (Crimea) from the Taman Peninsula (Krasnodar Krai, Russia) and “necessity” in its construction came after the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014.