On 3rd April, the first train passed along the new line between the Tumurtei Deposit, located in Khuder soum in Selenge Province, and the Khandgait station.
The new railway has the three modern terminals and a crossing equipped with modern signaling. The length of the railway is 33.4 kilometers. In 2016, 1 million tons of iron ore will be transported from the Tumurtei Deposit. In the future it is planned to increase this to 8-10 million tons of iron ore, in the future.
“Mongolian Railway” state owned JSC was responsible for the management of the project with QSC LLC acting as investor.The railway was constructed by Russia’s “PIK Development” LLC, and Mongolia’s “Khutul Ceramzit” LLC, “Maximal” LLC and “Ulaanbaatar Railway” JSC.