Cabinet issues permit of railway infrastructure construction

2019-06-12 17:18:31

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At its regular meeting on June 12, the Cabinet issued a permit of basic infrastructure construction of railroad in route Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan to ‘Mongolian Railway’ state-owned shareholding company and obliged corresponding Ministers and governors of the aimags to promptly give permits of constructional works of power transmission line, signal, railway stations, and junctions in accordance with relevant regulations.

At the meeting, the Cabinet members adopted a railway direction to be built between Tavantolgoi deposit and Zuunbayan bagh (smallest administrative unit) in Sainshand soum of Dornogobi aimag. The railway will be 414.6 km from Tavantolgoi deposit in Tsogttsetsii soum of Umnugobi aimag to Zuunbayan railway station. It is expected to increase exports and transportation of mining and industrial products as well as to promote regional socio-economic development.