Containers on Russian railway network

Russia implements subsidies for transit container trains

Image: Russian Railways

In order to stimulate container traffic on the railway network, the Government of Russia has implemented subsidies for local logistics companies. The amount of a state subvention for transporting containers varies from 290 to 860 euros per unit. Another feature of the state subsidies is a higher priority for westbound connections rather than eastbound ones.

Do you want to read the full article?

Are you already a member?

Log in

Do you have a free account? With a free account, you had access to read all premium content on for free until 1 May 2023. From 1 May onwards you need a paid membership to read all premium articles. Questions? Call +31(0)10 280 1000 or see the FAQ.


Author: Mykola Zasiadko

Mykola Zasiadko is editor of online trade magazines and

Add your comment

characters remaining.

Log in through one of the following social media partners to comment.