Moscow-Kazan time is reduced to 3,5 hours with Chinese investment: with Moscow Kazan Details about the high-speed train line project, which is planned to be built with Chinese investment, were reflected in the press. An agreement on the project was signed yesterday in Moscow with the participation of Russian and Chinese Presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping.
The investment cost of the line, which was announced as 1,07 trillion rubles, is in line with Moscow. Kazan (770 km.) is expected to reduce the travel time from 11,5 hours to 3,5 hours.
The project, which was previously planned to be trained until the 2018 World Football Championship, was extended until 2020.
According to the newspaper, Moscow has accepted the use of Chinese technologies and materials in the construction of high-speed train line.
It is expected that China will provide 250 billion rubles in dollars or yuan for the project, and Beijing is expected to transfer another 52 billion rubles for the project.