China is to invest into Samara airport shuttle line, the Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports. A respective memorandum of cooperation was signed by Samara Oblast Governor Nikolai Merkushkin and China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC).
Transmashholding unveiled the 81-722.1/723.1/724.1 train to be operated at St. Petersburg Metro Line 1, the RZD-Partner reports. The train was unveiled within the SmartTRANSPORT International Forum held in St. Petersburg.
By 2018 Transmashholding will switch to manufacturing own motors, the TASS quotes Alexander Nosov, Head - Traction Generator and Motor Project with NEVZ. Currently Transmashholding buys motors from the Ukrainian Elektrotyazhmash.
The Russian Government approved regulations of offering budget subsidies for freight car acquisition, the Kommersant reports. Subsidies will be offered in case innovative and deficit freight cars are acquired; no bonus on scrapping an obsolete car is to be offered.
Russia may be more attractive to Hyperloop than the United States, Russian tycoon Ziyavutdin Magomedov said in his interview to RZD-Partner. Earlier Mr. Magomedov’s Caspian VC Partners invested in the Hyperloop project.
“Russia, as the core of the Eurasian transport an...