Topic: Russian Railways

TransContainer gets new shareholder

TransContainer, the largest rail freight service provider in Russia, has been transferred to a new main shareholder. The company’s major stake previously held by Russian Railways (RZD) was purchased at the auction by another logistics...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

DB Cargo focuses on Kaliningrad route

Two subsidiaries of Deutsche Bahn have turned their look to the Kaliningrad route of China – EU railway corridor. DB Cargo Logistics and DB Cargo Polska intend to develop new train multimodal connections through Kaliningrad...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko

Russian Railways tests new piggyback flatcar

Federal Freight, a subsidiary of Russian Railways (RZD), has performed a test delivery using the brand new piggyback flatcar of 13-5205 type. With the help of the new wagon, the railway operator delivered an articulated...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Altaivagon flatcar, source: Altaivagon

Russian Railways purchases 2,000 flatcars

Federal Freight, subsidiary of Russian Railways, has ordered 2,000 flatcars from Altaivagon. The first wagons will be delivered this year while the entire order should be fulfilled by the end of 2021. The new order costs...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
Rail Cargo Group

Russia and Austria cooperate on railway digitalisation

Rail Cargo Group (RCG) and Digital Logistics, a joint venture of Russian Railways (RZD) and INTELLEX, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote standardisation and digitalisation of operational processes across Europe’s borders. This should enable...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen
Russian Ro-La train, source: Russian Railways

Russian Railways launches first regular Ro-La train

Federal Freight, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, has launched its first regular Ro-La service. The piggyback train runs once per week on the Novosibirsk-Moscow-Novosibirsk route. Now, the company is exploring opportunities for increasing the frequency...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko