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Transport of Rostov region
Being Russian Gates to the Black Sea and Kaspian Sea countries Rostov Region
has the developed transport infrastructure presented by federal railway and
high ways, sea and river ports, International Airport in Rostov-on-Don.
Region has location on one of the most important Russian transport junctions.
Transport infrastructure of the region is the part of major international transport
corridors – Kritski rout connecting St.Petersburg, Moscow, Rostov , Novorossijsk.
Rostov Region is crossed by Don high way parallel to Moscow – Rostov – Caucasus
railway, river ways from the center of Russia to the Black and Mediterranean
Sea and St. Petersburg – Moscow – Caucasus Region air way. 126 Russian and International
Airlines are using that air corridor for their flights to Finland, Germany,
Turkey, UAE, Czech Republic, Slovakia,
Cyprus, Bulgaria, Egypt and other countries.
Water transport system is inclusive of 5 ports: Rostov, Azov Sea Port, Taganrog
Sea Port, Volgodonsk and Ust-Donetsk Ports which connect region with 5 seas,
20 boat companies, boat servicing companies and transport expedition establishments.
Basic Region ports having an international status are: Taganrog Sea Port,
Azov Sea Port and Rostov River Port. They are functioning non stop through
the whole year. Taganrog and Azov ports are under renovation now.
International Taganrog Sea Port became the 3d important in South Russian
Region after Novorossijs and Tuapse Ports. Azov got the staus of the International
Sea Port. Rostov River port is connected with 16 countries of Caspian, Black,
Baltic and Mediterranean Seas.
River Boat cruises again became popular among local citizens and visitors
of the South Russian Region.