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The Russian Ministry of Transport intends in cooperation with Russian Railways to perform trials of driverless trains at a virtual test ground to be developed by mid-December 2020, Izvestiya newspaper reports on Sunday. A simulator will make possible to test operability of automated trains software, using railway conditions simulation and...
Sheremetyevo Airport, Russia’s busiest, has postponed the construction and renovation of two terminals by at least four years to the 2030s due to the coronavirus pandemic, it said in an annual report, Reuters informed. The more-than $400 million investment in Terminal C2, part of a development programme worth around $2.5...
A first train operated by Grand Service Express arrived on Friday from St. Petersburg to the Crimean resort city of Yevpatoria, the press service of the company told TASS. The St. Petersburg-Yevpatoria train arrived in Crimea at 14:15 on Friday and headed back at 16:25, it said. The railway passenger...
The first freight train left Hefei, the capital of China’s Anhui Province, on Saturday for Tiburg in the Netherlands loaded with 82 containers. The route is part China’s ambitious One Belt One Road project, Russia Today writes. Marking the launch of a new rail cargo service between the two cities,...
The movement of trains of the Underground inter-terminal passage (UIP) at Sheremetyevo airport has been temporarily suspended until June 14. To move between the Northern terminal complex (Terminals B, C) and the Southern terminal complex (Terminals D, E, F, Aeroexpress terminal), passengers can choose one of the alternative routes using...
Cargo-only transit through Sheremetyevo Airport increased by 3.5 times from May 1 to May 18 compared to the same period in April, when Moscow Cargo handled more than four thousand tonnes of medical cargo from international airlines. Moscow Cargo is Sheremetyevo’s cargo operator. Air transport has played a critical role...
Russian Railways has developed the quantum communications development roadmap and submitted the draft paper to the government for approval, the railway operator said on Thursday, TASS reported. The roadmap comprises development of nine priority technologies and fifteen products by 2024 along with over 35 key performance indicators, such as production...
Passenger transportation in rail transport is possible this fall - provided that the second wave of the pandemic does not come to Russia, Russia’s Deputy Minister of Transport Vladimir Tokarev told reporters on Saturday, TASS reported. "Now the decline in suburban area reaches - 71%, long-distance - 74% year-on-year. The...
Sheremetyevo International Airport handled more than 73 thousand tons of cargo and 11.5 thousand tons of mail in the first quarter of 2020, an increase of by 9.3% for goods and 6% for mail over the same period in 2019. The combined average growth for mail and cargo was...
Russia plans to more actively introduce Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions in the national system of road traffic, including technologies which are based on renewables, a spokesman of the country’s transport minister Evgeny Ditrich has said, according to Vedomosti. As part of these plans, a project for the installation of...