Mid-Term investment

In 2015–2017, the investment programme of JSC FPC provides for the acquisition of 146 double-decker cars in the amount of RUB 12.0 billion to be used on promising routes, such as Moscow-Samara. The use of the double-decker rolling stock will enable to improve the Company’s competitiveness by reducing the carrier cost.

In 2014-2015, for organisation of high-speed service using modern types of rolling stock the Company is planning to buy 140 Talgo cars in the amount of RUB 8.3 billion to use them on the routes Moscow- Nizhny Novgorod (80 units) and Moscow- Berlin (60 units).The project has the following goals:

  • Provide comfortable service to passengers on the specified routes and reduce the travelling time.
  • Increase passenger flow.
  • Improve operating profitability of the Company.
  • Achieve a substantial improvement of RZD Holding’s image and brand awareness, including that in the international market.

In 2015-2017, in order to renew cars of delux trains, the investment programme provides for the purchase of 259 cars in the amount of RUB 11.4 billion, including 174 cars for replacement in already specified trains and 85 cars for promising routes to be determined depending on the passenger transport demand.