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Volga-Dnepr Airlines delivers tunnelling equipment

03/16/2009

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered the first consignment of tunnelling equipment to the Russian city of Sochi as it begins construction work on ground transport infrastructure in preparation for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

The 94-tonne outsize cargo shipment was delivered from Novosibirsk to Sochi airport onboard one of the airline's AN-124-100 freighters on behalf of OAO Bamtonnelstroy, a railway and road tunnel construction specialist and a contractor to OAO Russian Railways for the 2014 Olympics project.

A second consignment is scheduled for delivery on 13 March, for use in railway and road tunnel construction.

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