Olympic railway from sea to snow

Kingsley, Nick
July 2010
Railway Gazette International;Jul2010, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p60
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 25 kV AC electrified single-track line construction managed by Rossiyskie Zheleznye Dorogi (RZD) starting from the town of Adler to the mountain resort of Krasnaya Polyana in Russia, which will be part of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia in 2014. It says that the line will have a couple of passing loops. The author notes that the terminus at Alpika-Service is close to lifts, cable cars and hotel accommodation. The construction of a triangular junction with the North Caucasus Railway is also discussed.


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