ST. PETERSBURG, November 26. /Corr. Anton Klimenko/. The government of Petersburg will receive 10 billion rubles from the Federal budget for “Aeroexpress” to the Pulkovo airport, said the Vice-Governor Igor Albin.
“The Federal center has agreed to allocate 10 billion rubles in the form of a budget loan,” Albin said, adding that “to repay the loan you will need in the next three years, the interest rate will be 1.5% per annum”. The loan will be allocated in two tranches of 5 billion rubles.
Earlier it was reported that Smolny is ready to consider the possibility of an alternative trace for the project “Aeroexpress”, which would connect Pulkovo airport with the city. Potential investors of the project of the criminal code “Leader” and the LSR proposed to make the end point of the route “Aeroexpress” is Vitebsky railway station the Baltic station, which was previously considered as the primary option.
According to preliminary calculations of investors, the project cost may increase from the current 18 billion roubles taking into account indexation up to 20-21 billion the increase In prices is to be offset by higher passenger traffic, which at the first stage may be 4-5 million people.