Russian-Chinese train for freight traffic on a high speed-railway is scheduled to be released in 2019, first vice-president of JSC Russian Railways, Alexander Misharin, said at the International railway business forum 1520 Strategic Partnership.
“At the moment the development of technical requirements for this special rolling stock is being finalized, and together with Chinese colleagues, we are planning to release it as early as 2019”, he specified.
According to Misharin, the train will provide the optimal conditions for transportation of cargoes sensitive to the speed and supply conditions. The train’s speed will reach 400 km/h.
Earlier, Mr. Misharin said in an interview with TASS news agency that trains for Moscow – Kazan high-speed highway will be produced in the territory of Russia.