Rail transport in Russia
Rail transport in Russia has been called as one of the economic wonders of the 19th, 20th, and 21st century. The Russian railways are ranked second longest globally, behind the railways of the United ...
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One Month on the World’s Longest Train Ride for $1,000
In the late 19th century, some guy thought it would be a good idea to build a train service from Europe across the whole of Asia. This guy was Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. And this project became the T...
Transsiberian by Private Train
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Know Before You Go: the Trans-Mongolian Railroad
The Trans-Siberian railroad actually has three main routes. They all follow the same course for the first 2050 miles outside of Moscow, but then they split: the Trans-Siberian continues east to Vladiv...
Russia unveils plans for high speed railway and superhighway to connect Europe and America
Plans for a new high-speed transport corridor that could potentially link London and New York by rail and superhighway have been unveiled. The idea, dubbed the Trans-Eurasian Belt Development (TERP), ...
High-speed rail in Russia
High-speed rail is emerging in Russia as an increasingly popular means of transport, although its development is moving at a slower pace than in China or most parts in Western Europe.
Two experime...
Monorails in Russia
Russian monorails date back to the 19th century. Russia was a pioneer in the design and construction of monorails, from early horse-drawn models to later electrical and magnetic levitation systems.<...
Monorails in Russia - Wikipedia
Trans-Siberian Railway
The Trans-Siberian Railway (TSR, Russian: Транссиби́рская магистра́ль, Transsibirskaya Magistral; [trənsʲsʲɪˈbʲirskəjə məgʲɪˈstralʲ]) is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian F...
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Pyotr Kleinmichel
Count Pyotr Andreevich Kleinmichel (Russian: Пётр Андре́евич Клейнми́хель), also known by German name Peter von Kleinmichel (30 November 1789 – 3 February 1869), was Minister of Transport of...
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Lokomotiv (sports society)
Lokomotiv (Russian: Локомотив; English: Locomotive) is the Russian sports club and a member of the International Railway Sports Association.Established in 1999, Locomotive traces its history to th...
SS Baikal
SS Baikal was an ice-breaking train ferry that linked the eastern and western portions of the Trans-Siberian Railroad across Lake Baikal.
In early 1895 the construction of a ferry across the Lake ...
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Trans-Mongolian Railway
The Trans-Mongolian Railway follows an ancient tea-caravan route from China to Russia and connects Ulan-Ude, on the Trans-Baikal (Trans-Siberian) railway in Russia, with the Chinese city of Jining, by...
Trans-Mongolian Railway - Wikipedia
Trans-Asian Railway
The Trans-Asian Railway (TAR) is a project to create an integrated freight railway network across Europe and Asia. The TAR is a project of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia a...
Sergey Abramov
Sergey Borisovich Abramov (Russian: Серге́й Бори́сович Абра́мов; born February 29, 1972) is a Moscow-based executive of Russian Railways and a former politician.Abramov is a graduate of the f...
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Cherepanovs
Cherepanov, Yefim Alekseyevich (1774–1842) and Miron Yefimovich (1803–1849), Russian inventors and industrial engineers, father and son. They were peasants of the Demidovs – a famous family of factory...
Cherepanovs - Wikipedia