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Company Overview of Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways

Company Overview

Open Joint Stock Company ‘Russian Railways’, together with its subsidiaries, provides railway transport services in the Russian Federation. The company offers long-distance and suburban passenger transport, freight transport, logistics, forwarding agency, locomotive propulsion, and telecommunication services, as well as engages in trading activities. It is also involved in the construction of residential buildings and infrastructure facilities; research and development; supply of rolling stock, railway equipment, and spare parts; extraction, processing, and sale of nonmetallic minerals; repair and maintenance of rolling stock; and manufacture of electrical engineering equipment. The company ...

Novaya Basmannaya Street, 2

Moscow,  107174

Russia

Founded in 2003

Key Executives for Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways

Chairman of Management Board
Age: 66
Senior Vice President of Economics & Finance
Age: 45
Chief Engineer
Age: 59
Senior Vice President of Corporate Governance & Strategic Development
Age: 62
Head of the Directorate of Traction
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways Key Developments

Russian Railways, ALSTOM Transport SA and Transmashholding Signs Memorandum of Cooperation to Develop Production Systems and Apply Lean Manufacturing Techniques

Russian Railways, ALSTOM Transport SA and Transmashholding sign memorandum of cooperation to develop production systems and apply lean manufacturing techniques. The memorandum was signed on September 24, 2014 at InnoTrans, an international specialised exhibition of transport equipment being held in the German capital Berlin, and covers, in particular, exchanging experience, training, transferring technology management in the application of modern quality assurance tools, implementing lean manufacturing techniques and personnel motivation. The three parties intend to work together to study, adapt and implement best practices in servicing rolling stock over the entire operational life cycle, harmonise Russia's technical requirements and standards with European norms and standards, implement joint projects and programmes for the innovative development and modernisation of rolling stock and rail infrastructure transport.

Russian Railways and Amsted Rail Company Inc Sign Letter of Intent on Scientific and Technical Cooperation

Russian Railways and Amsted Rail Company Inc. have signed a letter of intent on scientific and technical cooperation. The document envisages cooperation between the parties to develop innovative rolling stock, in particular, with increased load capacity. Their mutual interests include developing, testing, manufacturing, servicing and maintaining rolling stock, standardising railway equipment and unifying its units and components and harmonising the technical standards relating to the manufacture, maintenance and servicing of the equipment.

Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways Presents at J.P. Morgan Asia & CEEMEA Emerging Markets Corporate Credit Conference 2014, Sep-23-2014

Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways Presents at J.P. Morgan Asia & CEEMEA Emerging Markets Corporate Credit Conference 2014, Sep-23-2014 . Venue: J.P. Morgan, 25 Bank Stree, Canary Wharf, E14 5JP, United Kingdom.

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