The ICR team visits Yakutsk

On September 23rd, the InterContinental Railway team embarked on a ten-day trip to the Russian Federation to meet with politicians, railway experts, and various influencers, and to visit the location near Yakutsk, Russia in Eastern Siberia where the InterContinental Railway is being built towards the Bering Strait.

 The Intercontinental Railway team unveil the Russian version of the ICR flag at the railhead in Nizhny Bestyakh, Siberia. From here, Yakutia Railways is extending the line toward the Bering Strait. From left to right: Alexei Mestnikov (Yakutia Railway), Victor Razbegin (ICR), George Koumal (ICR), Vlad Ketkovich (film producer), Dmitriy Kondratov (Yakutia Railway), Scott Spencer (ICR). During the ceremony, Mr. Koumal and Mr. Spencer presented Mr. Razbegin with an honorary golden spike for his three decades of work researching and promoting the InterContinental Railway in Russia and abroad.

The Intercontinental Railway team unveil the Russian version of the ICR flag at the railhead in Nizhny Bestyakh, Siberia. From here, Yakutia Railways is extending the line toward the Bering Strait. From left to right: Alexei Mestnikov (Yakutia Railway), Victor Razbegin (ICR), George Koumal (ICR), Vlad Ketkovich (film producer), Dmitriy Kondratov (Yakutia Railway), Scott Spencer (ICR). During the ceremony, Mr. Koumal and Mr. Spencer presented Mr. Razbegin with an honorary golden spike for his three decades of work researching and promoting the InterContinental Railway in Russia and abroad.

 Yakutia Railway’s Alexei Mestnikov and Nizny Bestyakh stationmaster Dima Tromin brief the InterContinental Railway team on the particularities of building on permafrost.

Yakutia Railway’s Alexei Mestnikov and Nizny Bestyakh stationmaster Dima Tromin brief the InterContinental Railway team on the particularities of building on permafrost.

 InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer and ICR co-founders George Koumal and Victor Razbegin are treated to a ride on a Yakutia Railway locomotive in Nizny Bestyakh.

InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer and ICR co-founders George Koumal and Victor Razbegin are treated to a ride on a Yakutia Railway locomotive in Nizny Bestyakh.

 The not yet opened train station in Nizhny Bestyakh.

The not yet opened train station in Nizhny Bestyakh.

 InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer, ICR co-founders George Koumal and Victor Razbegin, and film producer Vlad Ketkovich (right) discuss the ICR with Vladimir Chlenov, President of the Sakha Republic Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Yakutsk. Mr. Chlenov is a major advocate of the ICR, and is confident about its financial feasibility.

InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer, ICR co-founders George Koumal and Victor Razbegin, and film producer Vlad Ketkovich (right) discuss the ICR with Vladimir Chlenov, President of the Sakha Republic Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Yakutsk. Mr. Chlenov is a major advocate of the ICR, and is confident about its financial feasibility.

 InterContinental Railway founder George Koumal, film producer Vlad Ketkovich and ICR Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer visit the underground laboratory of the Permafrost Institute in Yakutsk under the guidance of long-time institute scientist Juri Murzin.

InterContinental Railway founder George Koumal, film producer Vlad Ketkovich and ICR Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer visit the underground laboratory of the Permafrost Institute in Yakutsk under the guidance of long-time institute scientist Juri Murzin.

 InterContinental Railway co-founders Victor Razbegin and George Koumal and ICR Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer meet with Vladimir Solodov, Chairman of the Government of the Sakha Republic. Mr. Solodov offered his assistance in presenting the ICR at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in September 2019.

InterContinental Railway co-founders Victor Razbegin and George Koumal and ICR Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer meet with Vladimir Solodov, Chairman of the Government of the Sakha Republic. Mr. Solodov offered his assistance in presenting the ICR at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in September 2019.

 Dr. Aleksandr Kugaevskii, director of the M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University Finance and Economics Institute in Yakutsk, shows InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer and ICR co-founders George Koumal and Victor Razbegin where a bridge will one day cross the Lena River, connecting Yakutsk to Tabaga and linking to the railway at Nizhny Bestyakh, which will continue toward the Bering Strait

Dr. Aleksandr Kugaevskii, director of the M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University Finance and Economics Institute in Yakutsk, shows InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer and ICR co-founders George Koumal and Victor Razbegin where a bridge will one day cross the Lena River, connecting Yakutsk to Tabaga and linking to the railway at Nizhny Bestyakh, which will continue toward the Bering Strait