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Aeroflot and Russian Railways to Launch Air Rail Routes

Aeroflot and Russian Railways to Launch Air Rail Routes

Aeroflot and the Russian Railways have agreed to create a joint transportation program as part of SPIEF 2022. It is assumed that the partnership in the future will give passengers the opportunity to book travel

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Russian Railways to Resume Rail Links with Finland from 12 December 2021

Russian Railways to Resume Rail Links with Finland from 12 December 2021

After a long interruption due to the coronavirus, high-speed Allegro ( Russian Railways )  train services between St. Petersburg and Helsinki will resume from 12 December. Check New Hotels in Helsinki Passengers should note that

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Russian Railways Switches to Low-Carbon Development

Russian Railways Switches to Low-Carbon Development

Approaches to the formation of environmental strategies at companies in Russia and abroad were discussed by participants in the round table "Zero Waste. Eco-Ambitions as a Source of Modernisation." The round table was held at

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Russian Railways Unveils New Capsule Carriage Concept

Russian Railways Unveils New Capsule Carriage Concept

The Russian Railways and Transmashholding have presented the first concept for a capsule non-compartment passenger carriage. The presentation took place in Moscow on 11 June 2021 during the first Russian forum Travel!, which was held

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Russian Railways Focuses on Zero Carbon Emissions

Russian Railways Focuses on Zero Carbon Emissions

Russian Railways is focused on ensuring carbon neutrality in the long term – in other words, reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and its analogs to zero. This position was enshrined in the Company’s obligations under

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Russian Railways to Connect Moscow and Minsk with High-Speed Services

Russian Railways to Connect Moscow and Minsk with High-Speed Services

Russian Railways and Belarusian Railways are increasing the passenger services between their two countries. From 30 April 2021, the Russian Railways’ Holding will lay on two pairs of new Lastochka high-speed international trains No. 717/722

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Russian Railways Takes Part at Northern Dimension online forum

Russian Railways Takes Part at Northern Dimension online forum

The Deputy Managing Director of Russian Railways Sergei Pavlov has taken part in the Northern Dimension online forum, an initiative that brings together the European Union countries with Russia, Norway and Iceland and that aims

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Russian Railways to Resume Long-Distance Trains

Russian Railways to Resume Long-Distance Trains

The Russian Railways recorded growing demand for long-distance trains during in the second quarter of 2021. This last week also saw on average over 220,000 tickets sold daily during the maximum advance purchase period, which

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Russian Railways Offers 50% Discount for Schoolchildren

Russian Railways Offers 50% Discount for Schoolchildren

To increase the population’s transport mobility and develop domestic tourism, the Russian Railways’ Holding has decided for the sixth year in a row to offer a 50% discount to children aged from 10 to 17

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Russian Railways Passenger Traffic Increased by 5%

Russian Railways Passenger Traffic Increased by 5%

According to the latest figures, in March 2021 the infrastructure of Russian Railways carried 85.9 million passengers, 4.8% more than in the same month last year. Suburban passenger numbers amounted to 79.4 million, an increase

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Russia to Resume Railway Service with Belarus

Russia to Resume Railway Service with Belarus

In accordance with Decree No. 228-r issued by the Government of the Russian Federation on 3 February 2021, passenger services with the Republic of Belarus are to resume. From 8 February, after a long break,

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Russian Railways to Phase out Purchases of Diesel-only Locomotives

Russian Railways to Phase out Purchases of Diesel-only Locomotives

According to Deputy Managing Director and Chief Engineer of Russian Railways Sergey Kobzev, after 2025 Russian Railways plans to purchase electric locomotives, as well as locomotives operating solely on natural gas and other alternative energy

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Russian Railways Commissions Data Link between Moscow and Far Eastern Region

Russian Railways Commissions Data Link between Moscow and Far Eastern Region

Russian Railways has launched a high-speed technological data transmission network in Russia’s Far Eastern region and commissioned a new communications network control centre in Moscow. The modernised network covers one of the most heavily used

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High-Speed Rail to Pass Through Veliky Novgorod

High-Speed Rail to Pass Through Veliky Novgorod

The Scientific and Technical Council of Russian Railways has recommended that as a main option, the high-speed rail route between Moscow – St. Petersburg should pass through Veliky Novgorod. The Council’s meeting took place on

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Passenger Traffic on Russian Railways’ Network Decreased by 28.4%

Passenger Traffic on Russian Railways’ Network Decreased by 28.4%

According to the latest figures, 68.1 million passengers were transported on the infrastructure of Russian Railways in November 2020, 28.4% less than in the same month last year. Suburban passenger numbers amounted to 63.7 million,