Warning from the minister: The Moscow-Kazan high-speed train project costs are inflated: the costs of transport projects planned to be carried out in preparation for the 2018 World Football Championship in Russia have already sparked controversy. Finance Minister Anton Siluanov warned of the costs of the Moscow-Kazan high-speed line project.
According to the Interfaks Agency, Sberbank's breakfast meeting in his speech, Moscow-Kazan high-speed train line is unfounded, arguing Siluanov, "the cost of the project before the start of 140 billion rubles, the project will be further in the implementation of this figure, I think," he said.
Pointing out that the Moscow-Kazan high-speed train line will be raised to 2018, the minister said that until the championship, the line could be completed only to Nizhny Novgorod.
Economic Development Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev also pointed to the risks of the Moscow-Kazan-driven train line project.
Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shukakov, "Russia needs to brake a very large-scale projects," he said.
Meanwhile, the cost of the 1 runway project in Sochi has also been raised by 11 billion rubles.
Source : I www.turkrus.co