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Moscow tram wins ''Oscar'' of railway transport

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Moscow tram wins ''Oscar'' of railway transport


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The Moscow tram has been awarded the Global Light Rail Awards, which is considered "Oscar'' in the field of rail transport. The Moscow tram was recognized as the best in the category "Breakthrough of the Year" category, TASS reports.

Deputy Mayor of Moscow Maxim Liksutov said that the jury was impressed with the development of the tram and its services for passengers in the Russian capital. According to him, the rail transport in Moscow managed to show these high results thanks to a combination of the experience and technologies of the Moscow Metro, which Liksutov called "one of the most reliable carriers in the world."

Last year, the Moscow tram was named "the most developing system". The transmit of the tram network to the management of the Moscow Metro, which introduced "strict metro standards" into operation, positively affected the development of ground transport. The city authorities plan to enlarge the network and to completely renew the trams. 

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