Olympic railroad took its first passengers

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High-speed railway line, connecting the international airport "Adler" and sports facilities in Krasnaya Polyana, welcomed its first passengers.

 

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Young railroad workers and journalists from the cities of Russia and Germany made a symbolic journey on the road, built for the Games in 2014. Up to the end station "Alpica Service" guests domchal train "Swallow", capable of speeds up to 160 kilometers per hour. This composition was produced in Germany, passed certification tests in St. Petersburg, after which he was taken to the Olympic capital. "Swallow" is composed of five cars. Within each set of colors of the Russian tricolor seating and an electronic scoreboard, showing the route and time.

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Its first passenger flight train-bird half-heartedly performed that passengers had time to inspect the new railway track length of 48 kilometers, which includes 6 tunnels and over 30 bridges and overpasses, as well as current station. "Alpica-Service" — the key to the whole transport infrastructure in Krasnaya Polyana. From this transport hub athletes and spectators will be able to get to all the sports facilities in the mountains — on foot, by car or cable car.

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The station fit perfectly surrounding mountain landscape. The color-based interior is dominated by natural tones: beige gray granite and travertine. Perforated metal panels are stylized "under the tree." "Alpica-Service" is equipped with modern computer center that controls all the systems, including climate control, information boards, elevators and escalators.

"The train is beautiful and modern. Loved the trip — his impressions specialist in the field of railway infrastructure from Germany Matthias Pot Stahmeyer. — Speaking of the station, like technology. Showed a lighting system, as well as equipment for people with disabilities. Previously visited the station "Olympic Park", which offers stunning views of the stadiums. "

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According to the Vice-President of "Russian Railways" Oleg Toni, the main construction works on the railroad met. "Test the movement began. The branch line is ready, but there are still issues related to comprehensive testing facility. The remaining work on commissioning, bridges, paving, landscaping. All work will be completed in the autumn of 2013, "- said Oleg Toni.

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The railway passes through the mountains on the left bank of the river Mzymty parallel constructed motorable road. In 2014, this combined road will take over the main stream of Olympic guests and ensure prompt delivery of passengers to the ski center, a snowboard park, a ski jumps and other objects. It is planned that during the Olympics by rail will run about 30 high-speed trains. Will adjust their work schedule taking into account the movement of aircraft and ships, as well as long-distance trains. "Swallows" will ride at 5 minute intervals and provide transport over 86,000 passengers a day.

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