BAM Update: Russia resumed a grand Soviet construction

Russia is seriously engaged in large-scale modernization and expansion of one of the longest railways in the world - the Baikal-Amur Railway. The construction of the transport route began in the late 30s of the last century, however, the project was implemented with long time pauses. The main stage of the construction of BAM took place in the 80s.


Immediately after the collapse of the USSR, the highway was virtually abandoned, but thanks to public-private initiatives it was maintained in technically sound condition. In the 90s notorious economic Reformers subjected the Baikal-Amur Railway to harsh criticism, calling it a useless Soviet project.

But after 10-12 years, it became clear that BAM is not only useful to Russia, but also requires extensive reconstruction in order to increase throughput. In the early 2010s, a fundamental decision was made to modernize the Baikal-Amur Mainline, because otherwise, the underdevelopment of railway communications in Siberia and the Far East would be a serious obstacle to the economic growth of the whole country.

Today in Russia, systematic work is underway to expand the Baikal-Amur Railway. New tunnels open, duplicating bridges are built across water barriers, and new large railway junctions are being formed.

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  1. Oleg RB Offline Oleg RB
    Oleg RB (Oleg) 22 July 2019 18: 36
    -5
    And the Gulag is not necessary to revive. The main thing is that everyone would have a TV.
    1. Sapsan136 Online Sapsan136
      Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 22 July 2019 20: 50
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      It’s high time for Novodvorsky to go to the GULAG, under Articles 280, 275, 205 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation!
      1. lev1759 Offline lev1759
        lev1759 (Eugene) 23 July 2019 22: 22
        0
        It has long been as 2 meters below ground level - it feeds worms.
        1. Sapsan136 Online Sapsan136
          Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 23 July 2019 22: 34
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          Unfortunately, there are still a lot of people like her, and alas, the living ...
  2. Digital error Offline Digital error
    Digital error (Eugene) 22 July 2019 20: 32
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    In the USSR, the costs of infrastructure projects were transparent and understandable, without any "margin", VAT and other rubber "associated costs". Let's see who will be the contractor for the next megaproject - isn't it Timchenko-Rotenberg's company?
    1. rybalkin-igor Offline rybalkin-igor
      rybalkin-igor (Igor Rybalkin) 23 July 2019 11: 59
      +1
      What was transparent there? Have you seen these projects? And the costs are always very large with grandiose construction. And what do you dislike about Rotenberg? Did you build a bridge to the Crimea? He built it, although all the earcups smeared snot on the cheeks that everything was gone, everything was stolen.
      1. Digital error Offline Digital error
        Digital error (Eugene) 23 July 2019 14: 10
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        Quote: rybalkin-igor
        What was transparent there?

        The inevitability of punishment - the thief must be in prison.

        Quote: rybalkin-igor
        And what do you dislike about Rotenberg?

        By verbally encouraging competition, and giving big money to "Putin's friends" from the US sanctions list.

        Quote: rybalkin-igor
        Did you build a bridge to the Crimea?

        He wouldn’t have built it yet. The counter question is why Rotenberg?
        There were no worthy ones, or did he have "pants asleep" from the sanctions and needed support?
        Or there is no trust in others - they again plunder, as happened?

        Quote: rybalkin-igor
        The earplugs smeared snot on the cheeks that everything was gone, everything was stolen

        What are the tricksters of people who remember the grandiose scams of Olympic construction contractors? Or do you think this is not the basis for such assumptions?
        1. lev1759 Offline lev1759
          lev1759 (Eugene) 23 July 2019 22: 26
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          Quote: DigitalError
          He wouldn’t have built it yet. The counter question is why Rotenberg?
          There were no worthy ones, or did he have "pants asleep" from the sanctions and needed support?

          Something I don’t remember, that it was the turn of him ....
          1. Digital error Offline Digital error
            Digital error (Eugene) 23 July 2019 23: 04
            +1

            Quote: lev1759
            Something I don’t remember, it was the turn

            I would like to remind you.

            (https://www.bbc.com/russian/international/2015/01/150130_crimea_bridge_rotenberg):

            In an interview with the Kommersant newspaper, Rotenberg said that he had previously discussed [the construction of the bridge] with Vladimir Putin personally. According to Rotenberg, the Ministry of Transport considered more than 70 offers, but the public is aware of only one alternative candidate - Stroytransgaz [Gennady Timchenko]

            And it all ended with an order of the Government of the Russian Federation of January 30, 2015 No. 118-r LLC "Stroygazmontazh" the only contractor on the design and construction of a transport crossing through the Kerch Strait, the purchase of which is carried out by the FKU "Management of Federal Highways" Taman "of the Federal Road Agency" - please read.

            https://www.garant.ru/products/ipo/prime/doc/70754750/
  3. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 23 July 2019 10: 04
    +5
    Unfortunately, the "notorious economic reformers" and their disciples are still riding high.
    Caressed, approached, and plotting.

    So it has revived - it’s good, but nobody wants to disclose the business plan with numbers .... - we are waiting for new accomplishments of the billionaires in Forbes. Vaughn, the owner of the shovel from Russian Railways, lives quietly already in Austria with his fondiki and children ...

    And the video pleased me - with models without a single wrinkle in the form of builders, but with branded clean clothes on drummers of labor ...
    1. rybalkin-igor Offline rybalkin-igor
      rybalkin-igor (Igor Rybalkin) 23 July 2019 12: 01
      0
      Why do you need to know a business plan? Who are you?
      1. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
        Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 23 July 2019 16: 49
        0
        Why are you interested?
        If immediately on "you" - is going to knock on someone?
        1. rybalkin-igor Offline rybalkin-igor
          rybalkin-igor (Igor Rybalkin) April 11 2020 20: 55
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          The habit is just to contact you in the internet.
  4. Nikolay Malyugin (Nikolai Malyugin) 24 July 2019 13: 18
    +1
    Needless to say, the work is difficult. These are tunnels, and bridges, and deforestation near Lake Baikal. But there is also an important task ahead - the maintenance of the highway in the right order. Railway workers know what means and human resources the last task requires.
  5. Panting Offline Panting
    Panting (Vyacheslav) 27 July 2019 14: 57
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    Correctly, and bring the railway to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.