VR FleetCare, Russian Railways and Karelian Trains have agreed on a 20-year contract for the maintenance and lifecycle services of high-speed trains operating in Helsinki and St. Petersburg.
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It is hoped that the development of using hydrogen fuel cells for Russia's railways can help to reduce emissions, noise and vibration.
The First Deputy General Director of Russian Railways has outlined that, upon the lifting of pandemic-related travel restrictions, RZD is prepared for the return of international traffic.
According to a recent customer satisfaction survey, passengers have voted Lastochka - the first Russian high-speed electric train - as the best to operate on the country's rail network.
The cooperation agreement outlines a wide range of railway infrastructure, asset and workforce procedures that must be followed and ensured by both managing companies.
Oleg Belozerov of RZD and Nikolai Shulginov, Russia's Minister of Energy, discussed the supply of electric power for the development of the railways in Eastern Russia.
According to Russian Railways' Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer, after 2025 the operator plans to purchase electric, natural gas and alternative energy locomotives only.
As part of the EU's 'Year of Rail', RZD will support the global trend of the European Green Deal in decarbonising transport.
The supplementary agreement builds upon the January 2019 contract to modernise Serbia's rail infrastructure, with hopes that construction could begin as early as 2022.
Following an increase in freight shipping between Russia and Uzbekistan, the two countries have discussed the potential of better cooperation.
Siemens Mobility's 3D printed attachments offer a hygienic way of opening train doors, with an elbow or lower arm, in order to limit the spread of germs or viruses, like COVID-19.
Russian Railways' centre will provide support and ensure the coordination of all links in the transportation chain during the fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
As a result of the implementation of a major project, Russian Railways has doubled its freight transportation compared to the base year of 2012.
Allegro saw an increase both on the year in its entirety and an increase in travel during December, compared to 2018 figures.
In the presence of the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev and the Prime Minister of Mongolia, Ukhnagiyn Hurelsukha, an agreement between RZD International LLC and JSC Ulaanbaatar Railway (JSC UBTZ) was signed.