Did they ever build the RBMKP-2400 or 4800 reactors?

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Summary:

Super-sized RBMK reactors would have been the most powerful ever built.

Main Question or Discussion Point

Did they ever build the RBMKP-2400 or RBMKP-4800 reactor designs? Which had a maximum theoretical electrical output of 2400MW and 4800MW respectively.

These reactors were supposed to be significantly larger than the original RBMK and were rectangular in shape?

I would love to see diagrams showing what they would have looked like.
 

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No such reactor has been built , the plans to build them were scrambled much like all other plans for any further RBMK after the 1986 Chernobyl accident. The only RBMK's "built" after 1986 were one block that was simply started before 86 so they finished it and it became operational in 1990. It was in Smolensk NPP I think.

The most powerful RBMK reactors to date were and looks like forever will be the two twin blocks at Ignalina with a 1500MW electric output from each unit.

Most previous RBMK sites in Russia are now used as construction places for newer and safer VVER type reactors which are the analog to a western PWR type. Meanwhile the built RBMK's work till their scheduled shut down.
 

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