The first freight train will be held on the Crimean bridge 30 June

The movement of freight trains on part of the Crimean bridge will open on 30 June, said the information center "Crimean bridge".

"The thirtieth of June, two freight trains from the mainland and the Peninsula pass over the bridge towards each other. They cross the Kerch Strait and open the rail-freight traffic", - stated in the message.

On the first path in the direction of the mainland Russia will follow the train with the products of Crimean enterprises, including soda ash and limestone. Back go with a tank of fuel, and gondola cars with fertilizers, grain, cement trucks and platform loaded with rails.

Passenger rail service over the bridge was opened in December 2019. During this time trains have crossed the Kerch Strait more than 500 times, and transported more than 250 thousand passengers, the press service reported. The launch of the cargo traffic across the bridge was planned for July 1 due to the transfer of part of the road on the approaches to the bridge in the Kerch area to circumvent and keep the archaeologists found the ancient manor.