In the Russian Railways, it was noted that a pair of trains carried the 61 along the “Ukrainian section”. All these trains will be transferred to the new route in the near future.
The new railway section has a length of 137 km. It is completely electrified. Several new railway stations and bridges have been built. Construction, as is known, was carried out with the help of the railway troops of the RF Armed Forces.
The total cost of the realized project is estimated in the amount of 56 billion rubles.
A statement appeared in the Ukrainian media that after the final commissioning of the bypass railway line and after the implementation of the project of the Kerch bridge, "Putin will have his hands free for Ukraine."