The line will open in 2013 and will be used to transport
people to events for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games being staged in the Black
Sea resort of Sochi. About Roubles 40 billion will be spent on the project this
Other works associated with the Winter Olympics include a
new 2.8km line from Sochi Airport to Adler to carry up to 64,000 passengers a
day from the airport via Adler to Sochi, doubling 30km of the 103km
Adler-Tuapse line to eliminate most of the single-track sections, and upgrading
of freight facilities for construction trains.