Topic: Russian Railways

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

Russia develops rolling highway to Kaliningrad

The fact that Kaliningrad Region is cut off from mainland Russia is not an obstacle for the logistics companies. The semi-exclave has a well-developed network of container trains and multimodal connections. Now it is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko
International North-South Transport Corridor

Russia stops work on vital railway project Iran

Russian Railways has stopped its infrastructure activities in Iran. It made this announcement today, 2 April. Its subsidiary RZD International was working on the electrification of the vital Garmsar – Inche Bourun railway line. This...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen

Russian Railways jumps in to battle coronavirus

Russian Railways has established a dedicated support unit to battle the coronavirus and ensure continuity of the rail freight operations. The unit is called Headquarters, and it willprovide operational support to shippers and  coordination to...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen