Prospects for increasing cargo volumes depend on the transport infrastructure


Russian Railways set an ambitious aim for 2020 — to bring the volume of transit to 750 thousand containers. At the same time, it is planned to reach 6 million units in container traffic. Alevtina Kirillova, project manager for the development of export logistics of JSC Russian Export Center, speak about the challenges that the container transportation market faces and what measures should be applied to develop transit flows.

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Message from Alexey Grom, CEO of UTLC ERA regarding the launch of renewed and updated ERAI web-portal.

The Eurasian Rail Alliance Index (ERAI) was introduced for the first time exactly a year ago, at PRO//Dvizhenie.1520 Transport Logistics Forum in Sochi. It is a unique instrument that allows any market player to decide on the delivery mode by assessing the cost of transportation via the longest leg of the Trans-Eurasian Route.

Green technologies to shape the future of Russian Railways

As a national leader in technology and partner to global railway associations, Russian Railways (RZD) is implementing international projects focused on sustainable development. Sergey Kobzev, First Deputy General Director and Chief Engineer of RZD, responsible for environmental protection issues, reduction of the carbon footprint and ensuring compliance with international sustainable development standards, explains more.