The expansion of the BAM and the Trans-Siberian Railway to increase exports to China ran into a problem. According to the Russian media, about 200 billion rubles are not enough for the electrification of the railway. It is reported by the Railway Supply magazine with reference to


The modernization of the BAM and the Trans-Siberian Railway is the largest infrastructure project designed to expand the capacity of the railway to China. By 2024, the carrying capacity should be increased from 150 million tons of cargo to 180 million tons per year

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