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New Railways To Moscow Airports
May 7, 2014 15:55


Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin believes it is necessary to accelerate the reconstruction of railways to the city airports in the wake of holding in Russia 2018 World Cup. "Despite the fact that today there is an infrastructure that allows in half an hour – 40 minutes to reach the city, it is already overloaded, and I think that by 2018 there will be more than enough problems and we need to speed up the construction of new routes and increase and intensify the traffic towards airports," Mr. Sobyanin said at Moscow government meeting on Tuesday.

He reminded that currently a large joint program for the development of the Moscow transport hub is being implemented with the efforts of the capital, Moscow Oblast, the Ministry of Transport and JSC Russian Railways. The head of the Department of Physical Education and Sport Alexei Vorobyov said at the meeting that 71 billion rubles to be spent for the program for the preparation and holding the 2018 World Cup in the capital.

He told that the program provides the construction and renovation of sports facilities, preparation of the service infrastructure; construction and reconstruction of transport infrastructure, power supply facilities; preparation of the communication and information technology infrastructure; construction and reconstruction of health facilities, purchasing additional ambulances; implementation of safety measures; improving the quality of tourism services and a number of other sectors.


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: 2018 World Cup     

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