Key focus areas of the investment programme up to 2025
The priority projects are primarily defined as initiatives included in the Comprehensive Plan for Upgrading and Expanding Core Infrastructure and initiatives implemented in pursuance of the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 204 On National Goals and Strategic Objectives of the Russian Federation through to 2024 dated 7 May 2018.
The Long-Term Development Programme encourages creation of public—private partnerships in the realm of railway transportation (including use of concession agreements) to ensure financing for new lines by leveraging state investments and funds of the infrastructure owner, cargo owners and other stakeholders. The following projects are to be implemented as part of concession agreements.