Special train to deliver spent nuclear fuel from Beloyarsk NPP to Siberia

Publish date: September 2, 2005

A special train for shipment of the containers with spent nuclear fuel is under construction at the Beloyarsk NPP in Sverdlovsk region, Uralpressinform reported

The spent fuel in question was unloaded from the plant’s two reactor units, which are shut down now. The fuel is stored in the reactor pools. It is planned to load this spent nuclear fuel on the newly constructed train and ship it to Zheleznogorsk in Krasnoyarsk region in Siberia for long-term storage.