MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Military railway workers of the Western Military District summed up the results of the tasks in the Murmansk region, in the course of rendering assistance in the construction of a railway bypass of the destroyed bridge over the Kola River.
“A serious test of professionalism was the implementation of measures for the construction of a railway bypass of the destroyed bridge over the Kola River at the Vykhodnoy station in the Murmansk region. More than 100 servicemen and 42 units of special military equipment of the railway and engineering troops of the Western Military District were promptly deployed there on June 4, and the very next day they began work, ”said Colonel Vadim Furmanov, head of the railway troops department of the Western Military District.
In total, during the round-the-clock work on a section with a length of 5.7 kilometers, the servicemen of the railway mechanization battalion of a separate railway brigade of the Western Military District carried out work on the removal of rocky soil in the amount of about 30 thousand cubic meters, as well as the planning and compaction of the main site of the roadbed, where the laying of sleepers immediately began and rails. The first freight train passed on June 19 – four days ahead of schedule.
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