Since the beginning of the war, Russian Railways has lost about 10% of its cargo volumes. The volume of freight traffic on the Russian railway network has collapsed by 125 million tons, the head of the company, Oleg Belozerov, said, referring to sanctions imposed after the war.
In October 2022, the railway carrier of the aggressor country sent 15 trains with containers in gondola cars. Due to distortions in logistics and a surplus of gondola cars, this solution is considered promising.
Norwegian police have detained Andrey Yakunin, the son of the former head of Russian Railways, for launching a drone in the Svalbard archipelago.
Since the beginning of the year, the public has been watching a strange chain of deaths of high-ranking officials. After the oil and gas industry, it is the Russian Railways turn.
The Belkomur railway line is Russia's response to the Chinese One Belt, One Road initiative. Given the shift in export-import flows towards Asia and the reduction in trade with the West, this line is becoming even more important for Russia.
The threat of a collapse in freight traffic is growing at Russian Railways due to a shortage of bearings for heavy-duty wagons, reports Railway Supply citing sprotyv.
The diesel locomotive of the branded passenger train No. 1 "Volgograd" (Volgograd - Moscow) burst on the evening of Saturday, May 28, near the Archeda station in the Volgograd region.
The Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant (part of the UWC holding) is going down for two weeks. This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to rollingstock.
One of the leaders of the Moscow branch of the Spanish company Talgo admitted for the first time that the Strizh trains were suspended in March 2022 due to sanctions.
The situation with the presence of containers in the Russian transport market is deteriorating. The deficit of them is estimated at 300 thousand TEU.