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Topic: Russian-railways-rzd

Lastochka autonomous train on Shcherbinka railway test ring, source: Sinara Group

Russian autonomous train makes first test run

The first Russian autonomous train has made its initial trial run on the Shcherbinka railway test ring in the environs of Moscow. During the short trip, an emergency situation was examined. The vehicle automatically stopped...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
EP3D electric train at Airport Gagarin station in Saratov, source: Government of Saratov Oblast

One more airport in Russia gets rail link

The newly-opened Saratov Gagarin Airport has received the rail link with the adjacent city. There are nine trains delivering passengers to and from the airport. In the future, Russian Railways will construct the new railway...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
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 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