“The construction of the Crimean Bridge is finished. The opinion on conformity of this object with the technical regulations and project documentation was provided; the permission for the exploitation and, respectively, the railway part of the transport passage is ready for the admission of new trains,” the message said.
The first train from St. Petersburg to Sevastopol through the Crimean Bridge will come today, on December 23. The time of the trip will make 43.5 hours and on December 24, the first train from Moscow to Simferopol will take place and the trip will make 33 hours.
Earlier Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in Crimea Anton Korynevych stated that access to the temporarily occupied territory of the Crimea outside the Ukrainian checkpoints is illegal and promised to respond to it.
As we reported, President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will travel to the occupied Crimea, in order, to personally take part in the opening of the railway movement on the Crimean Bridge.