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Soviet-made trains and railway

May 29, 2018 Industrial 0

Soviet-made train and railway. Man°y of those were made in Latvia. Rīgas Vagonbūves Rūpnīca (RVR) is one of the largest machine-building plants in Latvia, founded in 1895 by the businessman Oscar Freywirth under the name Phoenix. RVR is based in Riga and was for many years the largest producer of electric and diesel trains and… Read more