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First Line of Moscow Region Express Tramway to Cost $1.5 Million

The cost of a construction of a initial line of demonstrate tramway in a Moscow segment is estimated during between 92 and 98 billion rubles ($1.4 million to $1.5 million), a Vedomosti journal reported Tuesday.

Seventy-five percent of this volume is approaching to be supposing by investors. The rest will come from a region’s budget, administrator of a Moscow segment Andrei Vorobyov told Vedomosti.

According to Vorobyov, companies meddlesome in a plan embody VTB Capital, a Central Suburban Passenger Company, a Eurasian Development Bank, Sberbank, Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom.

The initial line will run from a Moscow segment city of Podolsk by Domodedovo to Ramenskoye. Its length is estimated during 74.5 kilometers.

The finish plan will be 241 kilometers in length and will pass by 26 vital Moscow segment towns.

The plan will revoke a weight on a region’s roads by 15 percent and will revoke transport time between residential areas and Moscow airports, Vorobyov said, Vedomosti reported.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/572581.html