Warning from the Minister: Moscow-Kazan High-speed train project costs are inflated: The costs of the transportation projects planned to be carried out within the scope of the 2018 World Football Championship preparations in Russia have already caused controversy. Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Moscow-Kazan warned about the costs of the high-speed train line project.
According to the Interfax agency, in his speech at the breakfast meeting of Sberbank, Moscow-Kazan Arguing that the costs of the high-speed train line are unfounded, Siluanov said, "The cost of the project increased by 140 billion rubles before the start of the project, I think this figure will increase even more during the implementation of the project."
Moscow-Kazan Pointing out that it is unlikely that the high-speed train line will be completed by 2018, the Minister said that only the part of the line that extends to Nizhny Novgorod can be completed until the championship.
Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukayev in Moscow-Kazan pointed to the risks of the high-speed train line project.
Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvakov said, "Russia needs to brake a bit in very large-scale projects."
Meanwhile, the cost of the Formula 1 track project in Sochi increased to 11 billion rubles.
Source : I www.turkrus.co