transport in Russia

Moscow to introduce river taxis ahead of World Cup 2018

Ten river shuttles will start traveling along the Moscow River ahead of the city’s hosting duties for the 2018 World Cup, Moscow City Hall said. The initiative is part of City Hall's program to expand tourism infrastructure in …

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Putin names one of Russia's strategic priorities

One of Russia's strategic priorities is to improve and modernize road network, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. President stressed that right now logistical schemes and infrastructure are being actively …

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‘Moscow’ train stuck in underground tunnel

The reasons for a halt of the new train ‘Moscow’ in the tunnel of the Moscow subway were found out. It is reported that the emergency occurred because of a short-time failure of the driver's console, Metrowagonmash informed …

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VIM-Avia’s debt exceeded 10 billion rubles

VIM-Avia’s debt exceeded 10 billion rubles, Russia’s Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said, noting that the fate of the company lied in the hands of creditors. The minister stressed that the airline …

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Thousand of Russian tourist be brought home from Turkey

Nearly a thousand of Russian tourists, who still remain in Turkey waiting for planes to bring them home, will leave for home today, press service of the Russian Ministry of Transport said. According to the ministry, more than 20 …

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VIM Airlines to operate 42 flights over weekend

VIM Airlines, which has suspended charter flights, operated 22 domestic and international flights carrying 3,000 passengers on Saturday and 20 more flights are scheduled for Sunday, the Russian Transport Ministry posted the information on its …

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Phone terrorists attack Moscow

  In Moscow, four shopping centers, medical college and three railway stations are evacuated due to the threat of explosion, a source in the emergency services reports. According to him, the city's law enforcement …

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Russian number plates to change size and shape

Russia is waiting for introduction of a new national standard for number plates. The work on the new state standard is already conducted by specialists of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology and the Ministry of Internal …

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Russia may abolish transport tax

The Ministry of transport of Russia may cancel the transport tax for cars and introduce instead of it an environmental fee. The Ministry of transport indicate that the rationale for this innovation to be ready before the end of 2017. …

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