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A New Train Which Has A Shower and Sockets Has Been Launched by Russian Railways

A New Train Which Has A Shower and Sockets Has Been Launched by Russian Railways

Russian Railways’ branded train # 71/72 “Belogorye” has recently been renovated and it set off on its maiden voyage on November 27th. Learn about the new train's features.

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Railway station in Irkutsk is developing infrastructure to meet the needs of people with disabilities

Railway station in Irkutsk is developing infrastructure to meet the needs of people with disabilities

At the Irkutsk railway station will be carried out works during which will be created an inclusive space for people with disabilities. The works are estimated to be completed in 2022.

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The Russian Railways has reached the 2030 plan on elimination of the greenhouse gases emissions

The Russian Railways has reached the 2030 plan on elimination of the greenhouse gases emissions

According to the monitoring results over the process of reaching the ecological efficiency, completed by the experts of the International Railway Union, Russian Railway has already reached the parameters indicated in its 2030 Strategy.

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Octyabrskaya Railway in the Murmansk Region implements "Environmental safety assurance" program

Octyabrskaya Railway in the Murmansk Region implements "Environmental safety assurance" program

According to the overall results of the Octyabrskaya Railway in the Murmansk Region, during 7 months in 2019, it became possible to diminish the environmental emissions from the station sources by 0.39 tonnes (by 3,2%). The amount of wastewaters has been reduced by 0,868 thousands sq. m., which means by 7,4%.

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"Lastochka" trains are servicing new route

"Lastochka" trains are servicing new route

The first speed trains "Lastochka" have arrived from St. Petersburg to Pechory on 3rd of August. The trip duration of a one-way journey is 4 hours 15 minutes.

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The waiting lounge for the people with disabilities has opened at Kazansky Railway Station

The waiting lounge for the people with disabilities has opened at Kazansky Railway Station

Kazansky station in Moscow has opened the waiting lounge for people with disabilities.

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The flooding in the Irkutsk region. Russian Railways provides assistance to the victims.

The flooding in the Irkutsk region. Russian Railways provides assistance to the victims.

Starting from 27th of June, in the Irkutsk region, brought into force the emergency situation regime. The automobile infrastructure has been partly destroyed due to the flood; the Tulun bridge, and federal route Krasnoyarks - Irkutsk are temporarily closed. Though, the railways have not been affected.

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The Sapsan train became a venue of the TEDx Conference

The Sapsan train became a venue of the TEDx Conference

Today, on board of the Sapsan train №760 from Moscow to St.Petersburg, for the first time, has been held TEDxSalon.

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The Russian Railways' plans for the "Compartment for Children" pilot project

The Russian Railways' plans for the "Compartment for Children" pilot project

The Russian Railways considers launching a new service with a special setting for passengers with kids — "Compartment for Children".

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The Victory Train to depart from Rizhsky station 9th of May

The Victory Train to depart from Rizhsky station 9th of May

The annual event — "The Victory Train" will be held on the 9th of May. The retro train carried by the steam locomotive of the 20th century will take passengers across the combat sights of the battle of Moscow.

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