#transport

Russian Railways to Outfit All Long Distance Trains with Wi-Fi

Russian Railways (RZD) is planning on providing Wi-Fi internet access on all of their long distance trains by 2020

Motoxicosis

How Russians store their “iron horses” during the off season

Chinese Company Partners with RZD to Build New Logistics Centre

Russian Railways, or RZD, have signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Yingkou Port Group Co Ltd to build a logistics centre in the Moscow region

‘Cargo Theatre’ to Take Off in Moscow

The "Cargo Moscow" Russian-German theatrical project was launched in Moscow

Russian Light Commercial Vehicle Market Shows 41% Hike in March

The market of light commercial vehicle (LCV) in Russia increased by 41.1% last month compared to the same period of last year

VW Polo Named Russia’s Best-Selling European Car

Autostat analytic agency reported that the Volkswagen Polo sedan has been the best-selling European model in the Russian market

Iran to Purchase Russian Locomotives, Railcars for €370Mln

Iran is currently in discussions for the purchase of Russian locomotives and railcars for over €370 million

Russia’s Rostec to Build Helicopter Training Centre in Peru

Russian Helicopters, a holding company that is part of the Rostec State Corporation, will build a helicopter training centre in Peru

Matrёshka: Skolkovo Presents Russia’s First Driverless Electric Bus

Russia’s first driverless electric bus “Matrëshka” was presented at the Moscow Skolkovo Innovation Centre

Moscow Metro to Gain 768 Next-Gen Metro Wagons by 2020

Metrowagonmash will produce 768 next-generation metro wagons for the Moscow Metro by 2020

The Dirty Art

Dusty trucks as canvas: an artist from Moscow transforms dirt into beautiful pictures

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

‘Cheapest Car in the World’ Goes on Sale in Russia

Bajaj Qute quadricycles are now going to be sold in Russia

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

A Private Helicopter Line Launched in Russia

Heliport-M Airline (Heliports of Russia Group) began ticket sales for charter helicopter flight

Moscow Underground Opens New Stations

About 250,000 residents of northern Moscow will now have to spend 20 minutes less commuting on the Underground

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

Moscow to Test Self-Driving Vehicles for Car Sharing

Self-driving Delimobil vehicles intended for car sharing will be introduced onto Moscow’s public roads in 2017

Nissan Begins Export of Russian-Produced Car Parts to Europe

Nissan has started exporting Russian-made car components to the European market

Toyota Launches RAV4 Production at St. Petersburg Factory

Toyota has started production of the RAV4 model at its plant in St. Petersburg, with investments towards this project reaching 9,7 billion rubles ($150.1 million)

Hyperloop to Carve New Silk Road Through Russia

Hyperloop Technologies has plans to build a new Silk Road to transport cargo between China and Europe through Russia