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AROUND 319,000 fans used the free trains operated by Russian Railways (RZD) during the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia until July 17, with 734 free trips scheduled along 31…
Russia’s passenger rail sector is experiencing dramatic changes in its regulatory environment as the government looks to spur a rolling stock renewal programme by encouraging market competition. Ilya Tereshko, deputy…
AN opening ceremony was held on May 17 to mark the completion of a new rail link to Volgograd International Airport in preparation for the 2018 Football World Cup being…
A protocol finalising the conditions and parameters for the concession to build the Northern Latitudinal Railway (NLR) was signed in Salekhard on May 12 by Russian transport minister, Mr Maxim…
TVER Carriage Works (TVZ), a subsidiary of Transmashholding, was announced on March 5 as the sole bidder for a tender launched in December 2017 by Moscow commuter rail operator Central…
PLANS to extend the 1520mm-gauge network from Kosice, Slovakia, to Vienna by building a €6.5bn 400km electrified freight-only line, have been revived. The line would improve access to Europe for…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) signed a new five-year agreement on February 19 with Evraz for the supply of 3.2 million tonnes rail products worth Roubles 111.7bn ($US 2bn) using a formula-based…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has awarded Transmashholding subsidiary Demikhovsky Machinery Plant (DMZ) a contract to supply 22 EP3D EMUs.
A ceremony was held at Valjevo station in Serbia on November 15 to mark the official opening of the upgraded Resnik - Valjevo section of the Belgrage - Bar (Montenegro)…
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) says it is pressing ahead with the development of a concept for a high-speed freight train with the aim of capturing a slice of the market for…
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