About the project
Severomuysky Tunnel-2 is the largest railway infrastructure project in Russia. It will ensure that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decree on developing transport infrastructure is implemented and provide growing demand for freight shipment in the Far East. Read more
300-500 meters/monthPace tunneling through rocky soil
100-150 meters/monthPace tunneling through complicated geological conditions (about 900 meters)
Advanced modern technology and equipment will be used in the construction of the tunnel to ensure the speed and safety of the work. Read more
3,000new jobs created within 2-3 years
Construction of Severomuysky Tunnel-2 will create jobs and increase the Republic of Buryatia’s tax revenues. In addition, new housing and public works will be built, while the region’s industrial infrastructure will be refurbished and modernized.
How the Severomuysky Tunnel was built
The Baikal-Amur mainline was the largest construction project of the 20th century. However, it only reached full capacity after the Severomuysky Tunnel opened in 2003.