The head of the Main Directorate of the Railway troops of the Russian Federation the General-Lieutenant Oleg Kosenkov a Day cbaw told how the military manages to stay ahead of schedule the construction of a bypass railway around Ukraine.
Railway troops day is celebrated in Russia every year on August 6, He is dedicated to the education of special military units for the protection and exploitation of the railway between Moscow and St. Petersburg.
In accordance with the decree of the President of the Russian Federation Railway troops tasked with the construction of the roadbed of the new railway track in the direction of zhuravka-Millerovo. Double-track electrified railway track began to build on the specified area after the deterioration of relations with Ukraine in 2014. The road would connect the Voronezh and Rostov regions and unload the existing highway. The customer of construction of the highway is RZD. Railway troops perform Works from the 11th to the 31st kilometer, is other parts of build a civic organization. It is not excluded that in the future the Railway troops will be brought in to the construction of other sections of this road.
"we are Working on a twenty mile stretch of the new road. Held geodesic breakdown of the track, cut the topsoil is backfilled embankment and development of the excavation subgrade. Work is progressing ahead of schedule, the personnel of the offices of the daily plans of earthworks performs at 120-140% from the planned volumes, it will give the opportunity to complete the construction of assigned area before the deadline, " said Kosenkov.
He explained that in the construction of nearly 600 soldiers and more than 350 pieces of different mechanisms. Total excavation for the construction of the subgrade is 3, 5 million cubic meters. Do this four battalions of mechanization Central, southern and Western military districts.
Railway troops - special forces designed to restore, boom, mine clearance, technical support, construction of Railways to increase their survivability and throughput of the apparatus crawls Railway bridges, hubs, guidance and operation of floating Railway bridges in order to ensure the activities of the military power of the Russian Federation.