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Russian Railways (RZD) - Articles and news items

Improvements to the Kaliningrad–Yuzhny station to be completed by the end of 2017

Rail industry news / 15 March 2017 /

The reconstruction and modernisation of the Kaliningrad–Yuzhny railway station will be completed by the end of 2017, according to participants of an interdepartmental meeting for the preparation of the station.

Russian Railways GTh1-002 main gas turbine locomotive enters service

Rail industry news / 10 February 2017 /

Russian Railways has delivered a GT1h-002 main gas turbine locomotive for operation on the Sverdlovsk railways route.

Russian Railways begins work on Belgrade-Bar railway reconstruction

Rail industry news / 19 July 2016 /

Russian Railways Holding has begun work on the Belgrade-Bar railway reconstruction as part of the Trans-European Transport Corridor XI.

Russian Railways and Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane sign cooperation agreement

Rail industry news / 7 July 2016 /

A memorandum of cooperation has been signed between Russian Railways and Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane for the development of joint projects and modernisation of existing infrastructure.

Three sections of the Pan-European Transport Corridor X completed

Rail industry news / 7 June 2016 /

Russian Railways Holding has completed the reconstruction of three sections of the Pan-European Transport Corridor X in Serbia.

China to support Moscow – Kazan High Speed Main Line construction

Rail industry news / 10 May 2016 /

China has agreed to support the Moscow – Kazan High Speed Main Line in a loan equating to 400 billion roubles.

Russian Railways increase investment in new electric rolling stock

Rail industry news / 3 February 2016 /

Russian Railways has announced it will invest 3 billion roubles in new motorised multiple engine and carriage units during 2016.

Russian Railways subsidiary signs contract to develop rail in Serbia

Rail industry news / 28 October 2015 /

Russian Railways subsidiary RZD International LLC, has signed a memorandum of strategic partnership with JSC Infrastructure Railways of Serbia on continuing to develop the country’s rail industry.

Russian Railways and UNIFE sign agreement on IRIS

Rail industry news / 2 September 2015 /

Russian Railways (RZD) and the association representing European Rail Industries UNIFE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Cooperation on the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS).

Russian Railways awards Desiro train maintenance contract to Siemens

Rail industry news / 18 June 2015 /

Russian Railways (RZD) awards 40-year maintenance contract for 294 Desiro RUS type regional trains to Siemens.

Developing stronger rail transit from China to Europe and back

Issue 3 2015 / 4 June 2015 /

International experts believe successfully exporting goods and services to be essential to the national competitiveness growth in the foreign markets. Today, many nations employing such strategies come as examples of quality growth and economic development. Russia has an immense resource and production potential and is a major participant in the exchange process of cargo and commodities. Vladimir Yakunin, President of Russian Railways, explains that the export of transportation services may become a key national product of Russia…

Budget allocated to design Moscow–Kazan high-speed rail project

Rail industry news / 6 January 2015 /

In 2015, JSC Russian Railways will be allocated six billion rubles from the federal budget to finance the Moscow–Nizhny Novgorod–Kazan high-speed rail line…