Tender will be announced for the constructtion of the high speed railway between Sochi and Moscow in the near future. «Russian Railways» in partnership with Canadian Bombardier and Italian Finnmechanica announced that will compete for this project. Their $19.6 bln plan is to modernize existing infrastructure, and have trains going with max speeds of 200 km/h (125 m/h) and reaching final destination in just 15.5 hours. Night time rides will be setup, so passengers could get on the train in the evening, and arrive to Sochi next morning.


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    chris wagstaff
    September 22nd, 2009 at 0:01

    I would appreciate receiving more upto date information on the proposed high speed train linking Moscow to
    Sochi and when work will begin on track laying. Also the route the new rail link will take.
    Thank you.
    Chris Wagstaff.

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    chris wagstaff
    September 22nd, 2009 at 0:04

    I would appreciate knowing more about the proposed new
    high speed rail link between Moscow and Sotchi. When
    will work begin and who will the main contractor be?
    Thank you.
    Chris Wagstaff

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    September 23rd, 2009 at 6:24

    Chris, I don’t have answers to your questions. I put everything I know from the recent news articles on the high speed train between Moscow and Sochi into an article: http://www.sochi-travel.info/articles/high-speed-sochi-train-plans-revived/


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