#transport

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

Russia Delivers the First Multi-Purpose Ka-32 Helicopters to China

The "Vertolety Rossii" (Russian Helicopters) holding delivered the first batch of multi-purpose Ka-32A11VC helicopters to Chinese company Jiangsu Baoli

Moscow Bus Terminal to Be Turned into Movie Theatre

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

Seven Miles Is Not a Detour: How to Get to Lake Baikal by Bus

Visiting the deepest lake in the world is a dream for many tourists, but the price of a plane or train ticket makes the trip too expensive for many

Secrets of the Soviets

Burgers, bars, convertibles, electric toothbrushes and reality television – can they really have been completely unknown in Russia before the 1990s?

Moscow Metro Opens World’s Longest Escalator at Park Pobedy Station

The Park Pobedy metro station in Moscow is now home to the world’s longest escalator

Moscow Hosts Second Winter Bike Parade

The second Moscow Winter Bike Parade will take place on Jan. 8, 2017

Universal Chargers, Wi-Fi Now Available in 146 Public Transport Locations in Moscow

Universal chargers for mobile devices and laptops, as well as free access to the Internet via Wi-Fi, are now available at 146 public transport stations in Moscow

Uber and Gett May Introduce Monthly Passes in Moscow

Taxi services Uber and Gett may introduce a new monthly pass service in Moscow

Over Two Thirds of Muscovites Are Happy with Public Transit

More than 70% of Moscow residents are happy with the way mass transit operates in the city, according to a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center

Russian Post Considering New Aircraft for Shipping Mail from China

Russian Post, the country’s postal service, is considering shipping mail from China to Europe on its own commercial jets