Moscow-Kazan high-speed rail line

The launch of the link will ensure a 4-fold reduction of the travel time between Moscow and Kazan: from the current 14 hours (on the existing railway infrastructure) down to 3.5 hours, whereas the travel time between Nizhny Novgorod and Kazan will be reduced by 7 times: from 10h 32m to 1h 37m. Key Features of the Moscow-Kazan HSL Project:

  • Track length: 770 km
  • Travel time: 3 hours 3 minutes
  • Maximum speed: up to 400 kmph
  • Rail gauge: 1520 mm
  • Implementation scheme: PPP

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