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The project of launching high-speed trains “Swallow” between Kurgan and Yekaterinburg received preliminary support from the Ministry of transport of Russia and Russian Railways. This was reported by the acting Governor of the Kurgan region Vadim Shumkov, reports TASS.
“We previously supported the Ministry of transport, there is evidence from the Railways, under certain conditions,” — said the head of the region during the meeting with first Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov.
According to him, due to the launch of “Swallows”, the residents of Barrow will be easier to travel to Yekaterinburg, where many of them. “We believe that in restoring order and improving the comfort of the city of Kurgan, they will come to us”, — said Shumkov.
When it is planned to implement the project, is not specified.
The development of the railway network in Russia is provided by the national project “Integrated plan for the modernization and expansion of backbone infrastructure,” which is calculated till 2024.
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