BOGDKHAN RAILWAY PROJECT IS LAUNCHED TODAY
The Bogdkhan railway project was launched today, on August 23. The government of Mongolia plans to begin the construction of the railway bypass line with promptitude and put it into service within three years.
In his remarks during the project launch, Prime Minister L.Oyun-Erdene emphasized that the new railway line will not only contribute to the country’s infrastructure and logistics development, but also is one of the key solutions to reducing congestion in Ulaanbaatar, creating new satellite cities in Tuv aimag, and alleviating traffic congestion.
The Bogdkhan railway line to be built between Rashaant and Maanit stations, bypassing Bogdkhan Mountain, will stretch 135.8 km across Altanbulag and Sergelen soums of Tuv aimag, and Bagakhangai, Khan-Uul and Songinokhairkhan districts of Ulaanbaatar city.