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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 for Armenia, source: Transmashholding

Armenia receives new Russian-made passenger train

Russian technology group Transmashholding has dispatched a new EP2D electric train to South Caucasus Railway, a subsidiary of Russian Railways responsible for passenger operations in Armenia. It is the second unit of this type delivered...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Bitcoin sales becomes regular service SBB

Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) started the sale of Bitcoin as a pilot project two years ago and as of Thursday, it has become a regular service. About 6,000 customers buy the cryptocurrency at SBB ticket...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Image: Russian Railways/RZD

Russian Railways patents new piggyback flatcar

Russian Railways (RZD) is testing new piggyback depressed floor flatcars, expected to run on rails in 2019. Joint-stock company Federal Freight, subsidiary of the Russian railway company and Uralvagonzavod, a Russian manufacturer have obtained the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko