The chamber has accused RZD, the collapse of a project 45 billion rubles

Счетная палата обвинила РЖД в срыве проекта на 45 млрд рублей

The company Russian Railways broke the terms of the project expansion of a site of the Krasnoyarsk railway the cost of 45.6 billion rubles, reported on the website of the chamber.

In the framework of the project the HDC plot the Mezhdurechensk-Taishet section should be expanded to transport coal from the railway line Zyzl-Kuragino in the ports of the Far East. Its implementation began in 2011.

By 2020, in line Kyzyl-Kuragino needs to transport 15 million tons of coal per year, including 12 million tons with the elegesta coalfield. This project is for concession period of 30 years (from October 2018 to December 2048), the grantor made by the Federal Agency for railway transport (Roszheldor), the concessionaire – “Special project company” (SPK). However, while implementation is delayed.

“The concession agreement for the construction of Roszheldor concluded in may 2018, and the date of completion of the check – December 2018 – the work was not begun. The completion date is set for may 2023. However, in our opinion, this is an extremely optimistic forecast,” the message reads SP.

In addition, the auditors noted that on a site Mezhdurechensk-Taishet readiness of eight objects does not exceed 50%, for the three works not even begun.

The total cost of the project amounts to 45.6 billion rubles. Of them RUB 35.7 bln – funds from the Federal budget of 9.9 billion rubles – funds of JSC “RZD”. It is noted that Roszheldor in 2015, sent to Finance the project provided the entire amount (35.7 billion roubles). But the Railways were unable to timely develop due to low level of work organization.

In the end the government in 2017-18, he directed more than 17 billion rubles of this amount for the implementation of other infrastructure projects Railways, part of the funds (12.5 billion) was placed on Deposit, the income on which amounted to 2.4 billion rubles. The chamber called to consider these funds in the next allocation the next payment on the project.