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Russian gas turbine locomotive sets 16,000- ton record

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Monday, September 19, 2011

From RIA NOVOSTI: A new world record was set at Shcherbinka outside Moscow on September 7 as the world’s latest experimental gas turbine locomotives, the GT-1, hauled 170 freight cars weighing a total of 16,000 metric tons. This milestone took place at the All Russia Railway Research Institute’s experimental ring. Spectators included visitors from the […]

Postcards from EXPO 1520

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Friday, September 16, 2011

Last week the 3rd International Rail Salon EXPO 1520 took place on the experimental rail ring of Scherbinka in the Moscow region. This is the largest exhibition in Russia for railway industry. Most of the new products for the CIS market were presented during the event. Q_rex published an exhaustive photo report of the fair, […]