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Moscow to the east on electric trains

<p>The full electrification of the Trans-Siberian railrway line &#8211 the world’s longest track, with a length of 9,213 km &#8211 was completed last month.</p> <p>The line is now working as a unified system, 74 years after electrification of the first section began and 101 years after the railway was built, according to the ITAR-Tass news agency.</p> <p>The Far Eastern section of the line runs 7,450 km and carries more than 30% of all Russian exports. </p> <p>The railway has played a significant role in the development of Russia’s far east and there are now plans to link it with the railway being built between North and South Korea to provide a fast freight route to Europe.</p> <br />