The 12th International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE) ― one of the biggest events in the transport community of Asia and the world ― starts today. The event is held in Pragati Maidan Exhibition Center in New Delhi. The string transport booth is one of the highlights of this exhibition since almost all exhibitors represent conventional modes of transport.
The innovative transport exhibition booth is located alongside with Russian Railways, which symbolizes good neighborliness of the old and new technologies. After the invitation of Maxim Sokolov, Minister of Transport of Russia, to EcoTechnoPark and thanks to this neighborhood, the railway colleagues have a good opportunity to get a closer look at the technology.
Victor Baburin, Deputy General Director for Development in SkyWay Technologies Co., comments: “The IREE is a logical step in SkyWay development in Asia. Now we are focused on two countries: India and Indonesia, where we have successfully established contacts with the local scientific community. The string transport offers a unique low-cost transport; and the response of the business and authorities in the Asian region suggests that some further agreements, in addition to those concluded in September, may be achieved even this year.”
The SkyWay attracted a keen attention in India in September during the Belarusian-Indian Business Forum, which was held simultaneously with the visit of the Head of State and the governmental delegation of Belarus. It resulted in signing the Memorandum of Understanding with Maharashtra, as well as an agreement with one of the ports within the Smart Cities state programme. The results of the Forum were covered by the Indian, Russian and Belarusian media.
A few more documents on cooperation were signed earlier this spring. The chronology of SkyWay development in India in 2017 is detailed in this article.