China and Russia have Signed MOU to Develop High-Speed Rail Lines

China and Russia have Signed MOU to Develop High-Speed Rail Lines
October 20, 2009 9:44 pm

Russian Railways and the Chinese Ministry of Railways have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop high-speed rail lines in Russia.The deal includes improving the speeds of the existing rail lines in Russia as well as building new high-speed (160kmph) and very high-speed routes (up to 350kmph).

Under the deal, the two countries will jointly set up a working group of qualified specialists by December 2009.
The deal is part of Russian Railways’ Developing Rail Transport strategy, which envisages a 17-fold increase in the existing 650km of high-speed passenger rail network by 2030.

The plan includes building additional trunk lines on various routes to carry freight, passenger and suburban trains, with special tracks for high-speed trains. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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