railways

2021 August 12

14:54 Russian Defence Minister kicks of reconstruction of Baikal-Amur Mainline’s eastern branch

2020 June 3

17:24 RF Government approved allocation of RUB 60.5 billion for Russian Railways’ BAM and Transsib projects in 2020

2020 April 24

10:28 Saint-Petersburg Governor approves concept for development of Saint-Petersburg railway hub

2020 March 26

13:21 Expansion of infrastructure for coal exports via port of Vysotsk approved by Glavgosexpertiza

2019 April 17

12:06 Far East ports’ capacity exceeds that of Russian Railways by 30-40%

2018 November 20

15:50 Storage area line launched at Vostochny Port’s Phase 3

2018 October 30

16:35 RF Government increased financing of Novorossiysk transport hub by RUB 2.7 billion

2018 May 21

17:35 Preliminary preparation stage for concession on Northern Latitudinal Railway completed

2018 March 28

11:37 Finland and Sweden to promote the Bothnian Corridor together

2018 March 27

10:37 Baltic states discussed “Rail Baltica” implementation with the European Commission

2018 March 23

10:44 Port of Rotterdam Authority invests in Port railway line capacity expansion

2018 March 19

16:58 VSC terminal launches train services to Ramenskoye Station

2018 March 16

11:15 Vostochny Port JSC develops railway infrastructure under its Phase 3 project (photo)

2018 March 1

16:20 Capacity of railway links to Azov and Black Sea ports should be expanded 1.5-fold to 131 million tonnes – Vladimir Putin
16:11 Throughput capability of BAM and Transsib will grow 1.5 times to 180 million tonnes in six years – Vladimir Putin

2018 February 15

12:25 Railway infrastructure management issues of importance to Lithuania discussed with EU Transport Commissioner

2018 February 5

12:02 Crimea Bridge: construction of railway spans over Kerch Strait water area begins (photo)

2018 February 2

12:44 Vostochny Port starts building railway park Novy as part of its coal terminal’s Phase 3 (photo)

2018 January 9

09:43 Tariff policy for railway transportation of cargo set for 2019–2025

2017 December 13

09:44 Russian Railways: Loading of Russia’s export cargo bound for domestic ports up 6.3% Y-o-Y to 266.8 mln t in 11M’17

2017 December 7

16:16 Port Bronka presents railway-yard project for Russia to take over dry bulk cargo flows (photo)

2017 November 7

16:19 RosTransModernizatsiya orders construction of railway approaches to Taman port’s dry cargo area

2017 September 27

12:33 Development of Russian Railways’ Eastern area guarantees boosting of coal transshipment via Vostochny Port – Irina Olkhovskaya (photo)

2017 September 26

13:10 RZD Holding arranged regular container transit between Europe and China via the Kaliningrad Region

2017 June 26

10:48 Decade-old Betuwe Route crucial for sustainable growth of port of Rotterdam

2017 June 2

14:11 Russian Railways: economic efficiency of cargo transit across Russia by rail is comparable to that by seaborne transport

2017 May 24

09:58 Russian Railways set to facilitate implementation of BAM, Transsib and NLR projects

2017 January 25

11:27 Project on construction of railway approaches to Kerch Strait bridge obtains state expert approval

2017 January 10

09:58 Capacity of Vostochny-Nakhodka railway hub under construction in the Primorsky Territory is to be expanded with 20 mln t

2016 December 27

09:35 New tender announced for construction of railway approaches to Kerch Strait Bridge

2016 November 29

13:14 TransContainer starts shipping pellets from Krasnoyarsk to Ust-Luga

2016 November 8

18:03 Development of Bronka’s railway infrastructure is among priorities of Saint-Petersburg transport and logistics

2016 October 5

14:52 Arkhangelsk Region hopes to reach agreement with Poly Group on Belkomur in February-March 2017

2016 October 3

11:02 Gdansk moves up in the ranking of Baltic Sea ports

2016 September 30

15:00 First container train dispatched by Primorje-1 transit corridor

2016 September 9

11:37 Kaliningrad Railway looks into launching of 40-foot container train from Gdansk to Moscow

2016 July 15

15:03 Russian Railways invested RUB 3 bln in railway approaches to ports on Gulf of Finland's southern shore in 1H 2016

2016 June 30

16:55 Project on construction of railway approaches to Crimea Bridge obtains state expert approval (photo)

2016 June 9

09:16 Construction of Bovanenkovo-Sabetta railway to commence in 2017

2016 April 13

12:33 FESCO launches new block train on the route Vladivostok — Uzbekistan to Karakul station

2016 April 8

11:24 1,500 t of cargo carried by international transport corridors Primorye-1 and Primorye-2 in QI’2016

2016 February 29

18:18 Sovfracht and Rosneft sign long-term agreement on transportation of crude and oil products

2015 July 9

13:46 Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin addressed a meeting of the UIC Executive Board

2014 October 23

11:11 Rail cargo transportation by CIS countries down 2.5% to 1.51 bln t in Jan-Sep’14