The RZHD JSC and the government of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District concurred the project of the construction of the Northern Latitudinal Railway for the total of 285.8 bln roubles.
As the regional press office told Construction.RU, the parties agreed on the joint implementation of the Obskaya – Salekhard – Nadym – Khorey – Pangody – Novy Urehgoy – Korotchaevo railway project and adjacent infrastructure.
Thus, within the framework of concession the RZhD JSC will be responsible for the reconstruction of the railway section from Pangody via Novy Urengoy to Korotchaevo. The YNAD authorities will finance the construction of the motorway part of the bridge across the Ob and will provide with the project documentation. The construction of the Northern Latitudinal Railway will take 5 years, from 2018 to 2022. 707 km of railways will be built to connect Yamal with the Urals and North-western part of Russia and to tie up the transportation system of Russia with the Northern Sea Route via the port of Sabetta.