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Mari El authorities asked for help from Russian Railways for the development of the railway network


NIZHNY NOVGOROD, 23 Dec. The Republic of Mari El is interested in the development of railway communication, but participation is required Russian Railways, the press service of the head of the region, told RIA Novosti. During the annual press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the problem of transport accessibility of Yoshkar-Ola was announced – you can only get to Moscow by train. The President was asked to help resolve the issue of expanding the railway junction from Yoshkar-Ola to other cities, for example, Nizhny Novgorod and Samara. Putin promised to instruct Russian Railways General Director Oleg Belozerov to assess the connectivity of Russian regions by the railway network. Russian Railways plans to launch two new tourist routes from Moscow “The existing railway line leading to Yoshkar-Ola is indeed a dead-end, single-track and non-electrified. Today there is a need to consider the issue of extending the Zeleny Dol (Tatarstan) – Yaransk (Kirov region) railway line to Kotelnich station to close the gap in the North-South railway corridor and connect the northern and southern railway branches of the Trans-Siberian Railway along the Kazan-Yoshkar-Ola-Kirov line, taking into account the Strategy for the development of railway transport in the Russian Federation until 2030, ” The press service emphasized that “Mari El, Tatarstan and the Kirov region are interested in the development of railway communication, however, the participation of Russian Railways is necessary, since the issues of construction and electrification of railways are specific, and the development of interregional railway transportation refers to the powers Russian Railways. The Novgorod authorities hope for the implementation of the Moscow-Petersburg high-speed rail project. The agency's interlocutor also noted that now you can leave Yoshkar-Ola by train not only to Moscow, as a Mari journalist said at Putin's press conference, but also to Sochi and St. Petersburg. She also stated that, on the instructions of the head of the republic, a bus station was built in Yoshkar-Ola and air traffic was resumed. “Air communication between Yoshkar-Ola and Moscow was restored in 2019. Mari El was the only region that did not have air communication with the federal capital. Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko called this situation unacceptable, and the resumption of the Yoshkar-Ola airport was a reflection of the large-scale work carried out at all levels of government. Currently, work is underway to expand the geography of flights, so in 2022 a route to Simferopol will be added, “the press service noted The head of the republic. For interregional communication in Mari El, passenger transportation by buses is used. “From Yoshkar-Ola you can get to Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Penza, Kazan, Cheboksary, Kirov, Saransk, Syktyvkar and other cities. A new bus station has been built in Yoshkar-Ola to streamline the work in passenger traffic. A month ago, the general contractor successfully completed the project. Mari El Alexander Evstifeev personally accepted the works, “the press service emphasized. 16:02 We must think about the prospects “: Putin's big press conference

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