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Russian Railways State Support
The Ministry of Transport of Russia supports the indexation of the freight rates of Russian Railways by 10 percent in 2016 with subsidies in the amount of 35-40 billion roubles.
Holiday Greetings By Russian Railways
All railway stations in Russia will feature traditional Christmas feasts. Holiday greetings together with cheerful music will sound at stations on 30-31 December 2013 and on January 1, 2014, where festive actions will take place. On some stations children can attend New Years performances and matinees featuring fairy tale characters, Ded Moroz and Snegurochka.


Adler - Gagra Trains
JSC "Russian Railways" (RZD) launches daily trains between Adler and Gagra (Abkhazia) on Saturday.
Besedin Comes To Russian Railways
The former Head of the Moscow Metro Ivan Besedin dismissed after the July crash of trains in Moscow took the position of the Head of one of the departments of Russian Railways OJSC.
FPC Lowers Prices
Federal Passenger Company (FPC, a subsidiary of Russian Railways) lowers prices for international routes by 30 percent in foreign currency in 2015.
Russian Railways' 2013 Net Profit Shrinks
Russian Railways has posted positive 2013 results but investors are unlikely to be impressed over a net profit of $1 billion, which is almost a third of its 2012 figure.
Kyzyl Kuragino Railway: Volunteers Needed
In a few years the Republic of Tuva will become connected to Krasnoyarsk Krai by Kyzyl Kuragino railway. In order to study and preserve the archaeological sites and unique natural objects located in the construction zone, Russian Geographical Society is recruiting volunteers to take part in the largest integrated archaeological and geographical expedition in modern Russia.
Russian Railways Doubles BAM, Transsib Costs
Russian Railways, the national rail operator, is seeking much bigger investment into the upgrade of the BAM and Transsib Railways.
TransTelecom Eyeing Lokomotiv Stake
TransTelecom, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, is eyeing a minority stake of FC Lokomotiv Moscow that now belongs to VTB 24
VTB Becomes Lokomotiv Shareholder
VTB 24 has taken over control over 9.09 percent of the shares of FC Lokomotiv Moscow. Is there a conflict of interest because it owns Dynamo Moscow? Click here to find out.
Passengers Can Purchase Discount Tickets
Starting October 18, 2013 passengers can purchase tickets for the compartment coaches of OJSC Federal Passenger Company trains, plying from December 1 to 20, 2013, at a special "Plan Ahead" rate with a discount of up to 50%.
The Post of Russia to distribute Railway Tickets
Starting from 2014 railway tickets for long distant trips within Russia could be acquired at about 30% of Post of Russia offices, reports
Moscow-Kazan High Speed Rail Cost Up
Russian Railways are asking for an extra 140 billion roubles for the construction of the new speed rail connection between Moscow and Kazan.
Duty Free Shops to Appear in Several Russian Trains
Duty free shops of the kind that run at the Finnish border area will be shortly opened at the Finland Station in St. Petersburg.
Russian Railways May Be Forced to Cut Spending
Russian Railways, the national rail monopoly, would be forced to cut spending by two percent annually over thr next five yeas as revealed in the new draft of the rail tariffs directive.
Online Booking Via Mobile Phone
Russian Railways has created the mobile version of the companys official website. It will help users to perform different operations using mobile phone, including: purchasing tickets for distant trips; checking train schedules; online booking; searching the booking history; familiarizing with regulations of e-ticket issuance.
Russian Railways offer modernized Sapsan carriages
Sapsan Business class carriages #1 and #2 have been modernized to offer a higher quality service to passengers of Russian Railways
Russian Railways Raises Issue Over Transsib Reconstruction
Russian Railways, the nation's railway monopoly, says the Kremlin's decision to revamp of the Transsib line be a hard one to implement.
Cars Will Take A Train
Moscow railway offers a new service. Now customers can take along their cars in their train trips.
Passengers may travel by train with their cars
Starting July 1, 2013 The Russian Railways start offering a service of transporting personal automobiles by trains between Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Train Line from Moscow to St. Petersburg Will Have Car Transporters
In June of 2013, government-owned corporation RZD (Russian Railways) intends to launch a new rail car transporter in the passenger train set on the line from Moscow to St Petersburg.
Russian Railways Reduces Prices by 20-25 Percent
The tickets in second-class train carriages and the carriages of general formation of "Federal Passenger Company" JSC departing from March 11 to April 27, 2013 will cost on average 25% less than on the tariff.
Russian Railways to construct railways in Vietnam
Russian Railways, Vietnamese Railways and the Vietnamese company An Vien have signed an agreement of intent to cooperate on the design and construction of railway infrastructure in Vietnam, report the Russian company.
United Russia Came Second in 2011 Election, Says Think Tank
It is the Communist Party that was supposed to come out on top in the 2011 parliamentary election, says a leading think-tank.
Electronic Tickets Operate On Russia-Belarus Trains
No paper ticket is now required to board a train running between Russia and Belarus - e-tickets are there to stay.
The Passengers of Russian Railways No Longer Have To Pay For Insurance
"Russian Railways" JSC stopped to charge insurance fee on the sale of travel documents on January 24, 2013. The obligatory private passenger insurance was canceled according to the presidential decree from January 19, 2013.
Russian Railways Demands $2MN from Apple Over Trademark Infringement
Russian Railways corporation is suing Apple over copyright violations, seeking $2 million in compensation.
Railway Ticket Prices Are On the Rise In 2013
Railway ticket prices are expected to rise by 10 per cent in 2013 - this is only true for common carriages, the most popular and required carriage type on the Russian Railways trains.
Russian Railways Plan to Turn Moscow Terminals Into Entertainment Centres
The Russian Railways reportedly plan to turn Moscow terminals into entertainment centres - and even to open cinemas there.
Russian Railways forecast $ 130 million loss from 2018 FIFA World Cup
Transportation 2018 Football World Cup football fans will bring 4 billion Rubles loss to the Russian Railways, announced the company.
Russian Railways electrified Iranian railways
Russian Railways has finalized the first joint Russian Iranian project in the railway sphere, reports the official press release of the Russian Railways.
Russian Railways acquires 75% of the logistics operator Gefco
JSC Russian Railways, has commenced exclusive negotiations on acquiring 75% of the logistics operator Gefco from the French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroën.
Russia to build $700 million railways in Serbia
Russia will grant a credit of $ 700 million for building railway roads in Serbia. Russia will sign documents on granting the credit till the end of this autumn.
A Krasnoyark Citizen Is Compensated For Physical And Moral Damages On Train
A citizen of Krasnoyarsk was compensated $230 for physical and moral offenses he endured during a train ride.
A Train Celebrating the Russian Railways Serves the Metro Passengers
A red-and-white train celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Russian Railways began its operations on the Circle Line on the Moscow Underground.
Hospitality Sector Developed By the Relative Of the Russian Railways Head
Several hotels localed within the easy reach from regional railroads are being built and developed by Andrei Yakunin, the son of the Head of the Russian Railways. Both sides deny nepotism.
Russian Railways Launched Bonus Program for Passengers
Today, the Russian Railways has launched a bonus program for long-distance trains. Passengers can get points and change them for tickets.
Monument to Russia's First Steam Locomotive Appears in Khabarovsk
The model of the first steam locomotive in the history of Russia has been set up at the Khabarovsk training center of JSC Russian Railways in honor of the 175th anniversary of Russian railroad.
Unique Tours from Russian Railways
The Russian Railways is going to expand tourism opportunities by offering special train tours along with passenger transportation.
New Service from Russian Railways
The Russian Railways has launched a new service available from May 21, 2012 passengers will be able to buy train tickets on credit.
Rail road passengers can buy tickets in credit now
From June 1, 2012 railway passengers will be able to take a Credit for a ticket to buy a train ticket.
Railway Ticket Offices Equipped with Payment Terminals
In 2011, 183 more railway ticket offices in Russia have been equipped with integrated payment terminals, which allow passengers to pay for long-distance train tickets with plastic cards VISA and MasterCard.
Russia plans to build $ 100 billion high-speed long distance railways
The construction of high-speed long distance railways in Russia will cost $ 100 billion.
Monuments to Architects to Appear at Squares of Moscow Railroad Terminals
Monuments to architects may possibly be set up in the squares of railways stations in Moscow.
Russian Railways Expands Internationally with a New Talgo Train
The President of Russian Railways, Vladimir Yakunin announced the plans to strengthen and facilitate the train connections between Europe and Russia over the next 3 years. To this end, Talgo trains with a new automatic track gauge changeover systems have been ordered. The trains are expected to start running toward the end of the year on Moscow-Kiev and Moscow-Berlin routes.
Another Architecture Monument Brought Down in Moscow
Section House of the Moscow district railway located at the address 42 Enthusiastov Highway was a monument of architecture in the east of Moscow.
Exhibition on Wheels Opens in Petersburg
A unique train has arrived at the Baltiyski railway station in Saint Petersburg to become a real exhibition centre.
Russian Railways Connects Moscow to Paris and Nice
Air travel is no longer the only option for Europeans wanting to visit Moscow. In mid-December 2011 Russian Railways introduced two new destinations: Paris and Nice. The Moscow-Paris train journeys via Poland and Germany, while the Moscow-Nice one takes you to the south of France via Austria and Italy.
Russian Railways acquires 8 Sapsan trains
The Russian Railwayshave signed a firm contract with German concern Siemens for supplying eight more high speed trains Sapsan. The total sum of contracts including maintenance reaches 600 million Euro.

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