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Military railway workers of the Eastern Military District (VVO), taking part in the reconstruction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM), celebrated their first New Year in modular towns at the construction sites.

Representatives of the command of the railway formations of the Air Defense Forces addressed the military railway workers with congratulatory words. After the solemn words, they presented the servicemen with New Year’s gifts, which were organized for the military railway workers by representatives of the administrations of the Sakhalin Region and Kamchatka Territory.

After the festive speech of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu and the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the military railway workers celebrated their first New Year at the BAM.

In December last year, specialists began laying a new railway track of the reconstructed branch of the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) in the area of ​​responsibility of the Eastern Military District (VVO).

In the village of Ogoron, Amur Region, on the site of the reconstruction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline, a solemn event was held dedicated to the start of laying a new railway track on the reconstructed branch of the BAM.

More than 800 servicemen and 400 units of construction and special equipment of the VVO railway connections are taking part in the reconstruction of the BAM section. The work is carried out in conditions of ultra-low temperatures in the north of the Amur Region, which reach 35-38 degrees below zero during the day and 43-45 degrees below zero at night.

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