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Sheremetyevo International Airport was officially awarded a 5-Star Terminal Rating from Skytrax, a prestigious award for airports and airlines acknowledging the top quality of passenger services. Terminal B received the 5-star rating at a special event in London on March 27, 2019. “Skytrax 5-Stars is the pinnacle of recognition of...
Russia’s rail freight transportation company Rustranscom (RTC) holding said on Monday it was planning to list its global depositary receipts (GDRs) on the London Stock Exchange, Reuters reported. The move would mark the first initial public offering by a Russian firm since 2017. The company plans to apply for...
A preliminary sum of around $1 billion was set aside for the construction of a new, unified headquarters of Russian Railways and all of the state-run monopoly’s subsidiaries, Vedomosti reported citing sources from the company. The business newspaper’s sources said that this is only a preliminary amount, with the cost...
Russia’s Finance Ministry has suggested setting aside 112 billion rubles ($1.75 billion) previously assigned for the construction of the Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway, to Novatek’s project, the Utrenniy terminal for the Arctic LNG 2 plant, a source in the Russian government’s Executive Office told RBC. This information was confirmed by...
U.S.-Chinese joint venture Xinyang Amsted has offered to start supplying Russia cast wheels, which are used in the United States, amid a growing deficit, Kommersant reports. Currently, Russian trains are only using solid-rolled wheels, but the new state standards for cast wheels may be approved by this July. The...
Russia’s state-run monopoly Russian Railways and the Russian Export Center are currently studying the possibility of trans-border railway lines and intra-country railway development projects in Africa, and are looking to tap into a $20 billion per annum credit line made available by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for the...
Austria will continue promoting the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project despite the negative stance of the United States on the issue, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said in an interview with Austrian broadcaster ORF. " has clearly said that the United States is against this project. We...
Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, has sold 5 million tonnes of jet fuel since the start of operations at the Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, in 2012. The fueling milestone was delivered to an Aeroflot Airlines aircraft flying to Phuket, Thailand. Over the past seven years, Gazprom Neft’s...
Sheremetyevo International Airport won an award for strengthening Russia’s national security, Vechernaya Moskva reports. The airport’s perimeter protection system was recognized as the most innovative industry decision of the year, the news outlet adds. “A single complex of high-tech systems is in charge of protecting health of life of tens of...
Moscow is planning to have an autonomous tram up and running on its streets by 2021-22, with the project being a joint effort by local companies PC Transport Systems and Cognitive Technologies, according to the Intelligent Transport. The driverless tram will be equipped with 10 to 20 cameras mounted around...