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Russia gives green light to construction of bridge to China

2015-04-24 08:42:03       source:China Daily


People work at the construction site of a cross-border bridge linking China and Russia in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province in March 2015.

April 23, 2015

"According to Russian media reports, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has tasked Minister of Transport Maksim Sokolov with taking measures by May 5, 2015, to begin the construction of the Russian section of the railway bridge to China across the Heilongjiang River.


It was reported that the construction of the first bridge across the Heilongjiang River, or Amur River, would start in this year. Previously, construction was penned to start in 2014.

The construction of the railway bridge will create a new transport corridor between China and Russia and lift infrastructural limits on shipment transportation from the new deposits developed in Eastern Siberia and Russia's Far East."

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