Efficient and profitable operations
Due to its ongoing efforts to increase efficiency, Russian Railways is quickly improving its financial performance and operating at healthy margins.
Key initiatives until 2025:
- Expanding revenue sources by bringing in additional freight and passenger volumes (by 2025, under the base case scenario of the Long-Term Development Programme, EBITDA is expected to grow to RUB 790.8 bn compared to RUB 380.2 bn in 2018);
- Improving internal efficiency and optimising operating expenses (the programme to optimise expenses will total RUB 1 tn);
- Using the net profit of Russian Railways to finance investments (up to RUB 138.6 bn by 2025 under the base case scenario).