The Almazdortrans Production Division was founded in 1969. It consists of the Lensk Auto-Transport Enterprises No. 1 and 2, the Lensk River port, Auto-Repair Shops (ARS) and the social security department.
Volvo trucks at the service station.
In the vehicle-repair shops.
Lensk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), 2009.
On the Lensk-Udachny road. This 520-kilometer dirt road is called the “life line” by the miners.
Loading of a barge in the port.
In the transit vehicle parking lot.
Dock workers of the Lensk river port.
Memorial to coachmen, founders of the Village of Muhtuya, later city of Lensk.
Lensk river port during the navigational season works non-stop 24/7.
On the river Lena.
Auto-Transport Enterprises Nos. 1 and 2 are large companies based in Lensk and Mirny, equipped with modern Volvo and MAN haul vehicles.
The Lensk automotive equipment maintenance plant (now ARS) opened also in 1969. Today the workshops are equipped with modern imported equipment that allows technicians to carry out capital and preventive maintenance repairs of vehicles. Here independent manufacturing of a wide range of spare parts and nonstandard equipment for the needs of ALROSA units is organized. Servicing stations for Volvo and Toyota vehicles are in operation.
The Lena River port for decades has been called the gateway to the diamond region. This port with modern crane facilities, modernized in 2008–2009, handles more than 500,000 tons of cargo annually during the navigational season. The port has seven specialized maritime terminals and two cargo areas.