Topic: Russian Railways

The military and convicts modernising a rail route?

At least for the Russian Railways, deploying military and possibly convicts seems like a viable solution for the lack of foreign construction workers. The Covid-19 related restrictions led to a shortage of workforce, and consequently,...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios
Container train in Russia, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

More containers on Russian tracks without paperwork

Digitalisation is going really strong on Russia’s railway network. RZD, as the national railway operator, substantially increases the share of containers that are processed paperless with the help of dedicated digital platforms. The company also...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Container train at Novorossiysk seaport, source: Russian Railways (RZD)

Shift to rail for motor oil in Russia

Russian Railways has managed to attract a new type of freight on tracks. The company transported the first batch of motor oil that was loaded in containers. It also plans to make such shipments regular...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko