Need for Speed: Can Russian Participation in Rail Baltica Help Boost the Economy of the Russian North-West and Improve Cultural Connectivity with Baltic States in the Post-Pandemic World?
... minutes. The reason for the significantly slower speed of the so-called “Baltic Express” (the official name of the train from Moscow to Tallinn via St. Peterburg, whose journey time is nearly 15-17 hours) is the fact that the two sections of this railway, one from Kingisepp (Russia) to the border with Estonia (a length of 35 kilometers), and from Narva (Estonia) to Tallinn (211 kilometers) have not been electrified yet. Besides, there is no direct flight between these two cities, although a large ...
- 11.10.2021 18:39:16