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Developing stronger rail transit from China to Europe and back

International experts believe successfully exporting goods and services to be…

4 June 2015 | By Vladimir Yakunin, President of Russian Railways

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…

Russian Railways’ infrastructure ready to serve Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

In February 2014, the Russian city of Sochi on the…

12 February 2014 | By Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways

In February 2014, the Russian city of Sochi on the Black Sea will host the Winter Olympic Games followed by the Paralympic Games in March 2014. Over the past few years the city has been completely transformed with new sporting facilities, housing and transportation interchanges being constructed. Russian Railways, one…

Russian Railways’ rolling stock investments

Today, passengers expect speed, comfort, and safety. Russian Railways intends…

23 May 2013 | By Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways

Today, passengers expect speed, comfort, and safety. Russian Railways intends to exceed all of these expectations and we believe it is impossible to achieve these goals without investing in modern rolling stock.

High Speed Rail supplement 2012

In this High Speed Rail supplement: Russia’s future high-speed plans…

8 June 2012 | By

In this High Speed Rail supplement: Russia’s future high-speed plans (Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways); Fast forwarding to a high-speed future (Alistair Gordon, CEO, Keolis UK); Show Preview: UIC HIGHSPEED 2012...

2014 Winter Olympics construction projects of Russian Railways

In February 2010, Russian Railways and the Sochi 2014 Organising…

8 June 2012 | By Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways

In February 2010, Russian Railways and the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee signed a partnership agreement, which gave Russian Railways official status as the general partner of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Organising such a major event necessitates a high level of arrangements, and transport accessibility plays one of the…

Reforming Russia’s railway network: final phase

The restructuring of the railway, which has traditionally been a…

31 May 2011 | By Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways

The restructuring of the railway, which has traditionally been a natural monopoly sector of the economy, is an important benchmark for the economic development of all European countries. Russia too is currently in the process of reforming its rail transport, in line with a government-approved programme that has now reached…