The urban transport graveyard in Moscow


These shots have been taken in Moscow, behind the fence of the old tram repair plant.

There is a huge number of written-off cars, buses and trams. All this beauty is slowly decaying when they should be restored and placed in a museum.





The Moscow Urban Transport Project aims at improving institutional capacity in planning, implementing, operating, and enforcing traffic management measures, to improve transport mobility in the city. The components will: 1) finance the establishment of a traffic management center (TMS), responsible for planning traffic management schemes, including the operation of traffic signals. Technical assistance, and training will be provided to support implementation by the TMS, of traffic monitoring programs, and studies on traffic  Read More»


Project ID P046061
Country Russian Federation
Region Europe and Central Asia
Status Closed
Approval Date (as of board presentation) February 6, 2001
Closing Date December 31, 2008
Total Project Cost** US$ 123.20  million
Commitment Amount US$ 60.00  million
Team Leader N/A
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  • Russian Federation – Moscow Urban Transport Project (English)October 30, 2009
  • Conformed Copy – L4595 – Moscow Urban Transport Project – Loan Agreement (English)June 25, 2001
  • Statement by Balmiki Prasad Singh at the meeting of February 6, 2001 (English)February 5, 2001
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* The project abstract is drawn from the PAD, SAR or PGD and may not accurately reflect the project’s current nature
** Total project cost includes funding from World Bank and non-bank sources in US$ millions. Active and Closed projects show commitment at Board approval. It does not reflect any cancellations. Proposed (pipeline) and dropped projects show the forecast amount. The commitment amount for projects in the pipeline is indicative and may be modified during the project preparation.