Russian Railways and RF Transport Ministry confirm their plans to implement all infrastructure projects
Cargo owners and private investors, participants of PRO// Motion. 1520 Forum, were assured of infrastructure development plans implementation, Irina Olkhovskaya, First Deputy to General Director of OOO Port Management Company, told IAA PortNews.
According to her, Russian Railways CEO Oleg Belozerov and RF Transport Minister Yevgeny Ditrikh confirmed the decision to increase the capacity of BAM and Transsib to 180 million tonnes.
Besides, Alexei Shilo, Director for Commercial Activities and Managing Director of the Centre for Corporate Transport Services, Russian Railways, said that the company keeps its decision on long-term tariff policy covereing the period through 2025.
“This confirms that all targets and plans will be realized. Long-term and systematic approach of the natural monopoly and federal executive authorities let increase the investment potential and the scope of investments both in Russian Railways and in port/shipment infrastructure as well as in expansion of mineral production. This will finally ensure the growth of economic potential in the Russian Federation”, said Irina Olkhovskaya.