Russian tram funding approved

22 Jul 2015

RUSSIA: The federal government has approved the allocation of a total of 384m roubles to eight regions for the purchase of trams and trolleybuses.

The funds come from the federal budget and are being disbursed as part of a programme to increase industrial competitiveness.

No details have been given about the number of vehicles to be procured, nor the split between trams and trolleybuses.

RegionSubsidy m roubles
Tatarstan160
Samara110
Sverdlovsk70
Saratov20
Khabarovsk9
St Petersburg7
Karelia4
Murmansk4
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