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There is demand for Russian rail wagons on the international market

There is demand for Russian rail wagons on the international market

Increasing exports of rail wagons will help domestic companies preserve and expand manufacturing capacity even as domestic orders are in decline. That is according to Stanislav Zolotarev, deputy CEO for government relations and prospective development at Altaivagon JSC, who gave an interview to “Gudok”. He says that one can currently see high demand for Russian…

Russia and India Expanding Cooperation in Railway Sector

Russia and India Expanding Cooperation in Railway Sector

Russian Railways holding has signed a number of agreements with Indian partners, informs the company’s press centre after the visit of the First Deputy Managing Director of the holding Sergey Pavlov to the South-Asian republic. In particular, Russian Railways Logistics and Concor (Container Corporation of India Ltd.), the largest operator of rail container transportation in…

Russia Started Operation of its Most High-Powered Diesel Locomotive

Russia Started Operation of its Most High-Powered Diesel Locomotive

As the Transmashholding Press Service reports, new mainline diesel locomotives 3ТE25К2М have been presented in operation in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The locomotives were manufactured by the Bryansk Machine-Building Plant (part of Transmashholding). The local motive power depot hosted 12 units of the model. It is planned that 40 new type locomotives will be delivered to the Far…

The Russian Ivolga to Be Promoted on the International Market

The Russian Ivolga to Be Promoted on the International Market

The high-tech comprehensive railway products which are being introduced in Russia, such as the electric train Ivolga, created for the Moscow Central Diameters, may be in demand in other countries as well. This will contribute to the resolution of national goals related to export diversification, as reported by Transmashholding’s press service. According to Kirill Lipa,…

A container from Europe to Japan transited through the RF for the first time

A container from Europe to Japan transited through the RF for the first time

Logistics company RZD Logistics successfully transported the first transit container from Europe to Japan through the Russian Federation, as stated on the multimodal transport operator’s website. This is the first return shipment after the shipments of Trans-Siberian LandBridge, which started in spring, from Japan and Korea to Europe through the Far East of Russia through…

Transmashholding expands its operations in Argentina

Transmashholding expands its operations in Argentina

All the major players in the Argentinian railway market are now customers of TMH-Argentina(a subsidiary of Transmashholding), according to a recent report by TASS, which cites the company’s president Tibo Desterak. According to him, this was achieved after three private railway cargo carriers had signed cooperation agreements with TMH-Argentina. In October, the company also got…

Saudi Arabia is interested in Russian railroad technologies

Saudi Arabia is interested in Russian railroad technologies

Following the negotiations between the CEO of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov and the CEO of the Saudi Railway Company (SAR) Bashar AlMalik, the Russian Railways press center reported of favorable conditions for establishing close cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia in the area of railway transportation. In particular, the parties noted a great cooperation potential…

South Eastern Railway will develop export shipping in flexi trains

South Eastern Railway will develop export shipping in flexi trains

The South Eastern Railway press center reports that the South Eastern Railway has dispatched the first train of 126 containers with flexitanks to the Novorossiysk port. This way, two thousand tons of vegetable oil will be delivered to the port. The cargo then will be shipped to the People’s Republic of China. A flexitank is a removable flexible bag…

Cuba expands its fleet of Russian-made rolling stock

Cuba expands its fleet of Russian-made rolling stock

As part of the renewal of the Cuban railway fleet, Russian companies supplied 841 freight cars and 53 locomotives to a state-owned enterprise Ferrocarriles de Cuba, RIA Novosti has reported, citing the first deputy head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Sergey Prohodko’s announcement. In particular, RM Retail supplied railcars and Sinara Transport…

The export of oil by fast trains will be arranged in the Omsk region

The export of oil by fast trains will be arranged in the Omsk region

The development of a fast container train with rapeseed unrefined oil in innovative packaging is close to completion in the region, as follows from a message on the government portal of the Omsk region. The first train with product from the local oil extraction plant will consist of 88 containers with almost two thousand tons…

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