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Russian Transport Ministry to return to Moscow-Kazan express railway

Valentin Ivanov stressed that the ministry considered the Moscow-St. Petersburg segment in the first place

MOSCOW, November 28. /TASS/. The Russian Ministry of Transport will return to considering an option of a high speed railway project linking together Moscow, Vladimir and Kazan, Deputy Minister Valentin Ivanov told reporters.

"They are present," the Deputy Minister said, answering a quesion about plans to expand the high-speed railway traffic in Russia. "We are considering. The Moscow-St. Petersburg [segment] in the first place. Development areas in the second place are Moscow, Vladimir and Kazan," Ivanov said.

An opportunity is also considered to create a high-speed railway connecting Moscow, Krasnodar and Adler, the official added.