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Sochi 2014

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Russian Railways is the General Partner to the XXII Olympic and XI Paralympic 2014 Games in Sochi

In 2006 JSC "Russian Railways" has begun to implement its part of the Federal Target Program "Development of Sochi as a mountainous resort." Under the Program, the company had a task to build a new and modernization of existing transport infrastructure in the Sochi region, namely:

  • Constructing roads and railways
  • Station and Terminal Construction and Modernisation
  • Launch intermodal communication between Sochi - Sochi Airport;
  • Commissioning of new high-speed trains "Lastochka".

The first objects placed in service from all Government construction program in Sochi, were two freight yard "Russian Railways" - "Russian Agricultural Academy" and "Sochi". Designed and were constructed as temporary yards. On the territory of the court "Rosselkhozakademia" a warehouse area of 3360 m2 and cargo-upload path length of 4.5 km. The yard is used for unloading the inert bulk cargoes. "Sochi" freight yard was built for unloading unitized, heavy, long cargo, containers for further shipment. Power of freight yards was 14.7 million tons of cargo per year, which allowed for all Olympic venues under construction then the necessary materials. Freight yards were put into operation in December 2009. Upon completion of the construction works dismantled.

In February 2010, JSC "Russian Railways" has increased its participation in the preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games by signing a partnership agreement with the Organizing Committee "Sochi-2014", in which "Russian Railways" received the official status of the General Partner of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter games of 2014 in Sochi.

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