New Railway Line Tavantolgoi-Zuunbayan to be OpenSociety
Ulaanbaatar, March 6, 2023 /MONTSAME/. O. Amarsanaa, the Stationmaster of Tsogttsetsii train station said, “The Memorandum of Cooperation between Mongolian Railway and Mongolian Professional Committee of Petroleum Import was signed and we have been cooperating actively since then.” As a result of this MOC, companies and entities working in the strategy fields are able to be supplied by lower-price gasoline and the overloaded truck traffic will be reduced, increasing the lifespan of roads.
On February 1, 2023, “Mongolian Railway” SOSC, “Tavan Tolgoi Railway” LLC, and “Mongolian Trans Line” LLC jointly launched a trial transportation between Tavantolgoi -Tsagaantsav.
The Tavantolgoi-Gashuunsukhait railway covers Tsogtsetsii, Bayn-Ovoo, and Khanbogd soums of Umnugovi province. It is 240 kilometers long mainline from Tavantolgoi mining to port Gashuunsukhait, with a total of 321.6 kilometers, two stations, and six crossings.
As of today, 21000 tons of coals have been transported successfully.