On Tuesday, June 30, freight trains from the Russian Federation were launched along the Kerch Bridge. The so-called head of the occupied Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov argues that the opening of this movement “will have a beneficial effect on the provision of construction materials for the peninsula” and will contribute to the completion of the construction of “socially significant facilities in the optimal time frame.”
“The opening of the movement of freight trains will favorably affect the provision of the republic with construction materials. This will contribute to the completion of the construction of socially significant facilities in the optimal time frame, the successful implementation of federal and republican programs”,- the report said.
Aksyonov claims that the launch of freight rail links will increase the supply of products and raw materials in both directions, significantly reduce logistics costs, and hence the cost of production, will contribute to the development of competition, increase the investment attractiveness of Crimea.