#transport

Moscow Bus Terminal to Be Turned into Movie Theatre

Moscow Central Bus Terminal slated to become a modern multi-functional centre

Self-driving Trucks to Appear on Moscow Roads in 2017

Light commercial GAZel and Hyundai models will transport goods autonomously but under the supervision of a person

Russian Equivalent of BlaBlaCar Now Has Two Million Users

In its first month of operation, more than two million people used BeepCar, a Russian ridesharing service that allows users to search for fellow travellers for road trips

Accessible Car Sharing to Arrive in Moscow

In 2018, Moscow car sharing operators will provide cars which cater for people with disabilities, reported M24, quoting representatives of Delimobile, BelkaCar and YouDrive

'In Five Years, They’ll Trust Our Brand Just Like They Trust Hyundai or KIA'

The president of AvtoVAZ, Russia's major automobile manufacturer, talks about Lada brand strategy and cornering the EU market

‘I Really Wanted to See the Places They Never Show to Foreigners’

A London native visited remote Russian villages and towns, experiencing firsthand traditional Russian craftsmanship

Tesla Considers Entering Russian Market

The manufacturer of Tesla electric cars is currently searching for premises in Moscow and St. Petersburg for potential future offices, showrooms and service centres

Russian Travellers Go from Moscow to Bangkok by Train and Bus

Elena Gitt and Pavel Kotikov, two travellers from the Moscow suburb of Khimki, covered the distance from the Russian capital to its Thai counterpart in 55 days

Russian Lada Vesta Cars Now on Sale in Germany

Russian Lada Vesta sedan is now available for purchase in Germany for a little over $13,000

Demand for Railway Tours in Russia Increases Ten-Fold in Five Years

About 240,000 tourists booked railway tours in 2016, almost ten times more than in 2011, the press service of Russian Railway Tours reported

Hyundai to Begin Exporting Russian-Made Cars to Non-CIS Countries

Hyundai is considering exporting cars manufactured in Russia to countries beyond the Commonwealth of Independent States, or CIS

Library Opens on Moscow-Helsinki ‘Tolstoy’ Train

A library with contemporary Russian and Finnish literature opened on the Lev Tolstoy train that travels between Moscow and Helsinki

Moscow Taxi Rides 30% Cheaper Than in 2014

The average cost of a taxi ride in Moscow has decreased by 30% over the past three years

Moscow Metro to Launch ‘Science Train’

A “Science Train” will soon hit the tracks in the Moscow Metro, according to a TASS report that cited an announcement by Michael Bird

Moscow Metro to Speak English

Muscovites and guests of the city travelling on the Moscow metro will soon hear announcements in both Russian and English

Russia’s Trademark Ural Motorcycles Now Sold With Bottles of Vodka

A special edition of Ural Ambassador Limited Edition motorcycles dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the IMZ factory outside of Yekaterinburg are now available in the US

Russian Long-Distance Trains to Get Wi-Fi This Year

Wi-Fi will be made available in half of all Russian long-distance trains in 2017

Russia May Test Out Solar Panel Roads

Rosavtodor noted that the solar panel coating would be particularly useful in areas with the highest number of sunny days per year

Moscow to Open Bicycle Lanes on 23 Central Streets

Moscow is planning to pave bicycle lanes on the streets that were renovated in 2016 during the “My Street” project