Foreign projects and international cooperation
Russian Railways expands its network of international and transit routes for passenger and freight transportation, implements foreign infrastructure projects, manages railway assets, and cooperates with its partners in promoting comprehensive transportation and logistics services. One of the Company’s priorities is to boost Russia’s transport potential and ensure efficient cooperation with both major foreign railway operators and international transport organisations.
The Company’s key business lines abroad include logistics, passenger and freight transportation on international and transit routes, engineering and management of railways, machine building, and personnel training.
Russian Railways celebrates its 15th anniversary with a hefty portfolio of international projects. Our expertise and technologies are in demand globally and lay ground for further expansion of our international footprint. This year, we strengthened our positions in the Middle East and South Asia, received promising proposals from a number of African countries, boosted the operational performance of foreign companies held in trust or managed under concession agreements, and increased the volumes of transit container transportation by a third compared to 2017Alexander Misharin First Deputy CEO of Russian Railways