Putin: Moscow-Kazan extend the railway to Krasnoyarska : Russian President Putin, planned to be built in Moscow Kazan demanded the revision of the railway project and the extension of the road to the city of Krasnoyarsk.
Speaking at the meeting where the development of the high-speed train railway line was discussed, Russian President Putin said, “Moscow Kazan railway line construction is our first step. It could be a pilot region connecting the Povoljye and Ural central districts. We need to consider the feasibility of this project as to how economical it is. Perhaps we can extend the line to the city of Krasnoyarsk. High-speed trains are more effective for journeys that take longer than 8 hours. Of course, it is necessary to take into account the passenger potential," he said.
The project is expected to pilot the high-speed train in the railway line area. The total cost of the 803 kilometer-long railway line will be 928 billion rubles.
Moscow after the construction of the railway Kazan The distance of 11.5 hours between them will be shortened by 3.5 hours. According to State Railways data, the number of passengers will reach 2019 million in 7.4.
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