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Russia: Construction of Kerch Strait Bridge railway sections finished01:32

Russia: Construction of Kerch Strait Bridge railway sections finished

Russian Federation
March 24, 2019 at 15:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Two coasts between the Krasnodar Region and the Crimean Peninsula became connected by railways along the Kerch Strait Bridge, as footage released on Sunday shows.

As all the sections of the railways were connected, soon an automobile road will not be the only way to travel from the Russian mainland to the peninsula.

The road on the bridge was officially opened in May 2018, while the cargo and railway crossings were expected to be opened in 2019.

The construction of the 19-kilometre (11.8-mile) bridge, the longest in Russia, has been underway since February 2016.

Russia: Construction of Kerch Strait Bridge railway sections finished01:32
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Two coasts between the Krasnodar Region and the Crimean Peninsula became connected by railways along the Kerch Strait Bridge, as footage released on Sunday shows.

As all the sections of the railways were connected, soon an automobile road will not be the only way to travel from the Russian mainland to the peninsula.

The road on the bridge was officially opened in May 2018, while the cargo and railway crossings were expected to be opened in 2019.

The construction of the 19-kilometre (11.8-mile) bridge, the longest in Russia, has been underway since February 2016.

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