November 29, 2011 in Vladivostok held a demo ride on the intermodal passenger Vladivostok — Vladivostok airport.
At the end of December 2011 on the route planned trip of the new experimental electric superior ED-9M. According to the terms of reference, the movement by rail from the station Vladivostok to the passenger terminal at the airport "Vladivostok" will be 48 minutes including intermediate stops. Photo source:rzd.ru
In the short time built a new railway station, a railway bridge was built over the federal highway and reconstruction of technical arrangement, superstructure on the existing line.
The project of JSC "Russian Railways" is a subprogram "Development of Vladivostok as a center for international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region for 2008-2012" Federal target program "Economic and social development of the Far East and Transbaikalia until 2013." The project includes the provision of a range of services to passengers, in particular, pre-trip check-in and baggage acceptance directly to the rail terminal in Vladivostok.
Construction of embarkation and disembarkation of passengers will be completed in May 2012, and the reconstruction of the railway station to station Vladivostok — by June 2012.
This kind of transportation in this country is organized in only two cities — Moscow and Yekaterinburg.
Intermodal passenger transport — transport of different types of transport in a single complex transportation services. The project "Establishment of intermodal passenger transport on the route Vladivostok — Vladivostok airport" provides exactly intermodal passenger transportation accelerated by electric (similar to "Aeroexpress" in Moscow) and is not a high-speed passenger traffic.