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Japanese bullet train, source: Wikipedia

Russia designs high-speed rail for India

Russian Railways (RZD) is designing the high-speed rail for India. The future 575-kilometre line will connect Nagpur and Secunderabad. The trains will run on it at a speed of 200 kilometres per hour. The feasibility study...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Boarding on double-decker train in Russia, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

Non-refundable train tickets introduced in Russia

Federal Passenger Company, subsidiary of Russian Railways, has introduced non-refundable tickets on domestic trains. The new service provides passengers with lower fares. But the tickets cannot be refunded if travellers won’t use them. Russian Railways started...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
RA-3 railbus, source: Transmashholding

New Russian railbus on test tracks

Russian manufacturer Metrovagonmash, part of Transmashholding, is testing the brand new railbus RA-3. The trials are running on the range of Russian Railway Research Institute (VNIIZhT) in Shcherbinka, Moscow region. The certification tests will go...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
EP2D train, source: Transmashholding

More new trains for Moscow commuter service

Central Suburban Passenger Company (CSPC) continues to upgrade its train fleet. This year the company will receive 21 new electric multiple units of the EP2D type to operate on the commuter lines in Moscow region....Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Sapsan high-speed train, source: Russian Railways

Siemens to invest in Ural high-speed railway

German technology company Siemens Mobility will invest in the construction of the Ural high-speed railway in Russia. The 220-kilometre double-track line will connect two large industrial cities of Chelyabinsk and Yekaterinburg. The high-speed railway will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Vityaz self-driving tram, source: Cognitive Technologies

Russia tests its first self-driving tram

Russian companies PC Transport Systems and Cognitive Technologies are working together on the development of a fully autonomous tram for Russian and foreign markets. The two-month trials of the self-driving vehicle will start soon in...Read more
|1 comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko