Russian Railways Prepares for 2018 FIFA World Cup: Russian Railways has begun preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which the country will host. Renewals and new lines are planned in many regions, especially in Volgograd and Samara cities, where the matches will be played.
Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunun announced that a new line will be made from the city center to Volgograd international airport. The line is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. The line is expected to be used intensively by the fans coming to the city.
Another planned route will be built in Samara, the second city to host the tournament. Construction work is scheduled to start next year. The next line of supporters from the airport to the city center will be the other direction of the institution, said that. Nikolai Merkushin, the governor of Samara, said that the cost of the projects will be covered by the city's budget.
After the completion of the planned projects of the Russian Railways 2018 FIFA World Cup is expected to become fully ready to host.