In Sakhalin, Switched to the Russian Standard Gauge
OREANDA-NEWS. The opening ceremony of the railroad which led to the national standard was held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Acting Governor of the region Valery Limarenko said that this procedure is cost-effective.
A comprehensive reconstruction of the Railways in the region started in 2003. In June, the first stage of reconstruction of infrastructure on a site Holmsk - Arsent'yevka - Coast with a length of 161 km. the First passenger train on the so-called wide track leaves the station Kholmsk June 15. Then began the second stage of reconstruction at the site Quiet - Poronaysk length of 159 km. to Complete the upgrade track is planned in 2020.
Officially three reliables will run in the directions Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk — Korsakov, Holmsk — Tomari and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Tomari 1 September.
For the island highway should arrive four rail bus, they will fully meet all rolling stock suburban areas.