Russian Railways will Submit High-Speed Railway Draft

Russian Railways will Submit High-Speed Railway Draft
November 15, 2010 6:39 pm

Russian Railways subsidiary Skorostnye Magistrali is preparing a draft study of the socio-economic significance of the proposed 660km Moscow–St Petersburg high-speed rail project in Russia.

The proposals will be submitted to the Russian Government for approval. The cost of the project will be RUB1.2tn ($39bn) and recommendations are being prepared to assess the cost of the project’s lifecycle, which will be complete in 2011.

Upon completion of the line, the journey time between the cities will be 2.5hr, and 42 pairs of trains at about 400km/h will run on the track, serving up to 14 million passengers a year.

Skorostnye said the launch of the rail line will help increase the development of multi-modal transport links throughout north-west Russia. 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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