Topic: RZD

Sanctions cause locomotive shortage in Russia

Russian Railways (RZD) is facing a shortage of locomotives. The shortage is reportedly caused by a lack of importable spare parts due to Western sanctions. The situation has become particularly problematic in the fourth quarter...Read more
|Comment|author: Dennis van der Laan

RZD sets ambitious growth plans for 2024

forecastRZD expects cargo loading to increase by 1,7 per cent to 1,147 million tonnes in 2024, with the planned growth expected for almost all cargo categories except grain. According to the company’s recently published draft...Read more
|Comment|author: Eugene Gerden

How far is the INSTC in reaching its volume targets?

Cargo transit via the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) has already exceeded 10 million tons this year. The Iranian Deputy Minister of Transport and Urban Development, Shahriyar Afandizadeh, shared the information. With this figure in...Read more
|Comment|author: Nikos Papatolios

Floods disrupt rail services in Russia

The Kholodnaya River overflowed its banks last Saturday after heavy rainfall, washing away and damaging part of the Baikal-Amur railway line in Russia and making rail traffic impossible.Read more
|Comment|author: Marco Raimondi