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The first echelon with military builders-railroad workers of the Eastern Military District (VVO), from the city of Svobodny, Amur Region, arrived at the destination station Verkhnezeysk, for the reconstruction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM).

Upon arrival of the train at the station, the administration of the village of Verkhnezeisky organized a solemn meeting. According to the ancient Slavic tradition, guests were greeted with bread and salt. The head of the Zeysky district Dmitry Vasilenko and the head of the Vekhnezeysky village administration Anastasia Kravchuk made a congratulatory speech to the soldiers-builders, after which the creative teams and artists of the village presented their artistic performances to the guests. At the end of the solemn events, the military train departed to the place of unloading.

Within a day, military railway workers of the Air Defense Forces will have to deploy a modular field camp and all life support elements. Upon the arrival of the remaining echelons with construction equipment, the servicemen will begin to carry out the main construction work. By the end of 2021, builders will have to equip railway embankments for the construction of a second railway line, with a total volume of about 600 thousand cubic meters and lay about 20 kilometers of railway tracks. The total length of the reconstructed section is about 100 kilometers.

About 400 servicemen and 200 pieces of equipment for various purposes will be involved in the reconstruction of the BAM.

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