Petersburg railway hub includes a number of projects on reconstruction and development of terminal facilities within Big Port St. Petersburg. The Concept was developed with the assistance of Russian Railways and the Governments of Saint-Petersburg and the Leningrad Region.
According to the document available at the editorial office of IAA PortNews, the reconstruction is underway at the marine oil terminal “Turukhtanniye Islands". Upon completion of the reconstruction works, the terminal’s capacity will be increased from 1.5 million tonnes to 4 million tonnes per year.
The reconstruction works are to be completed in 2020
The project providing for construction of five berths, a tank farm, a discharge rack and other facilities is being implemented by Baltic Fuel Company (BFC Group, Saint-Petersburg).
The Concept foresees reconstruction of the Southern half-ring Rybatskoye – Predportovaya – Avtovo with the construction of the second main track. That will let ensure uninterrupted passage of cargo trains to the ports of the Gulf of Finland.