Lithuania cancels its last railway link to Russia

  • 2015-12-16
  • Igor Serebryany
MOSCOW - Dec. 13, 2015, saw the the last passenger train, the No. 5/6, run between Moscow and Vilnius. Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) pointed to economic factors behind the decision to cut the remaining direct link between the two capitals. According to Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai’s Moscow representative, Yuri Ferferov, “the direct route between Moscow and Vilnius has been cancelled due to a significant fall in passengers.” According to a 2014 report on the company’s official website, the total number of passengers using ...
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