Means for passage of heavy trucks will be used for construction of transport corridors

Means for passage of heavy trucks will be used for construction of transport corridors


MOSCOW, November 25. Funds raised for the passage of heavy vehicles, will be directed including on the project “Economic zone of silk road” and the construction of international transport corridors of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU). About this said on Wednesday the Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov on the TV channel “Russia 24”.

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“All the money replaced from the Federal road Fund will be channelled in support of regional projects: public-private partnership, construction of bridge crossings and projects of development of transport corridors in the framework of cooperation between the countries of the Eurasian Union and “Economic belt of the silk road” – said Sokolov.

System “Platon”, providing the toll for heavy vehicles weighing more than 12 tonnes of tolls on Federal highways is available from 15th November. Until March 1, 2016, trucks to pay 1,53 Euro for every kilometer, in the future, the rate will increase. The money goes to the Federal road Fund will be channeled at Federal and regional road projects.

According to the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation on 24 November, the Federal road Fund since the beginning of the operation of the system has received 366 million rubles it is Planned that in 2016 the collection of payments will bring 40 billion rubles.