AKIPRESS.COM - The construction site of 414 km railroad in route Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan was visited by Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh on November 20, Montsame reported.
The works are being conducted concurrently by dividing the railway into three parts and currently, building of 14 km dam foundation has been completed and it is ready to lay the railway track.
The railroad in this route will be built with six railroad junctions and two large stations and the construction work of the junctions is expected to be complete by December 1. A total of 2300 people including officers of eight military units and 64 entities are working in the construction with 1300 machinery and equipment.
Investment worth MNT 1.5 trillion is required for the project. A total of 37 mineral deposits sit along the Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan railroad and the project has also strategic importance in terms of connecting with the second transit railroad that links Russia and China aside from the first oil refinery.