Specific steps for the construction of the high-speed railway line “Moscow - Kazan” will be discussed at a meeting in China on September 23rd – 25th.
The First Vice-President of RZhD, Alexander Misharin, spoke about this at the Eastern Forum in Vladivostok. According to him, the issue of the creation of a Joint Foundation for construction will be considered first. Special conditions for entering the project have already been decided upon. The principal agreement on investment has been achieved. The point of discussion is the zones of responsibility for the respective parties.
The foundation will take part in the creation of the SPV and in the choice of concessions. Besides this, Russia and China are planning to create a joint scientific research center to attract specialists from Moscow and Saint-Petersburg railway engineering universities to support the construction of the line.