The ICR team at InnoTrans in Berlin

The InterContinental Railway team had a productive week at InnoTrans – the world’s largest rail transportation trade show, which takes place biennially in Berlin.

 InterContinental Railway co-founders George Koumal (l) and Victor Razbegin (r) and Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer (2nd from r) meet with Boris Lapidus, chief advisor to the president of Russian Railways to discuss US-Russian cooperation on the InterContinental Railway.

InterContinental Railway co-founders George Koumal (l) and Victor Razbegin (r) and Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer (2nd from r) meet with Boris Lapidus, chief advisor to the president of Russian Railways to discuss US-Russian cooperation on the InterContinental Railway.

 InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer (middle) and ICR founder George Koumal (r) show Mr. Koumal’s design of the Bering Strait tunnel to Dr. Karin Bäppler, Head of Business Development and Geotechnics & Consulting & Traffic Tunnelling at Herrenknecht AG – one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tunnel boring machines. Dr. Bäppler provided a wealth of technical insight on how to construct the Bering Strait tunnel.

InterContinental Railway Chief Project Advisor Scott Spencer (middle) and ICR founder George Koumal (r) show Mr. Koumal’s design of the Bering Strait tunnel to Dr. Karin Bäppler, Head of Business Development and Geotechnics & Consulting & Traffic Tunnelling at Herrenknecht AG – one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tunnel boring machines. Dr. Bäppler provided a wealth of technical insight on how to construct the Bering Strait tunnel.

 InterContinental Railway co-founders George Koumal (l) and Victor Razbegin (m) and chief project advisor Scott Spencer (r) at the construction site of the Mauerpark tunnel in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg before descending into the tunnel.

InterContinental Railway co-founders George Koumal (l) and Victor Razbegin (m) and chief project advisor Scott Spencer (r) at the construction site of the Mauerpark tunnel in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg before descending into the tunnel.

 InterContinental Railway co-founder Victor Razbegin inside the tunnel boring machine (TBM) in the Mauerpark, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.

InterContinental Railway co-founder Victor Razbegin inside the tunnel boring machine (TBM) in the Mauerpark, Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg.

 The InterContinental Railway team inspect the Mauerpark tunnel in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg. The Berlin Water Works is building the 3.7m diameter tunnel to collect excess water runoff and prevent it from entering the Spree River.

The InterContinental Railway team inspect the Mauerpark tunnel in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg. The Berlin Water Works is building the 3.7m diameter tunnel to collect excess water runoff and prevent it from entering the Spree River.