Business Partners

General Partner

JSC Russian Railways is one of the world’s largest rail corporations. It handles colossal volumes of passenger and freight traffic; it’s been awarded the highest financial rating plaudits; its staff are the most exceptionally-qualified experts in all spheres of rail transport; it can call upon an impressive range of scientific and technical resources; and alongside its extensive ongoing building and development plans, it has great experience in international cooperation.

The company’s mission lies in meeting market demands for transportation, increasing the efficiency of its operations, maintaining high-quality services and deep-level integration in Eurasian transport systems.

The company’s core objectives lie in catering to the State’s, businesses’ and individuals’ transportation needs; providing works and services conducted by rail; and ensuring that its operations are profitable.

The company’s strategic goals are -

  • expanding the scale of the transport business;
  • improving the company’s performance and financial efficiency;
  • raising service and security standards;
  • deep-level integration in Eurasian transport systems;
  • increasing the company’s financial results and economic performance.

International Strategic Partner

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a world leader in the sphere of electronic and electrical technologies. The concern operates in such areas as industry, energy and healthcare, it also delivers infrastructural solutions, mostly, for cities and big urban conglomerations. For over 165 years Siemens has been the example of technological progress, innovation, quality, reliability and international cooperation.The company is the world’s largest supplier of environmentally friendly  technologies.  In financial year 2013 (as of September, 30), the corporation’s turnover amounted to 75.9 billion euros, and net profit amounted to 4.2 billion euros. As of the end of September 2013 Siemens employed about 362,000 people.

Siemens LLC is a head company of Siemens in Russia, Belarus and Central Asia.  In these countries the concern operates in all traditional areas of its activity. About 3,300 employees work for Siemens LLC. In financial year 2013 (as of September 30) volume of Siemens orders in Russia, Belarus and Central Asia exceeded 2.4 billion euros, and turnover was more than 2.4 billion euros.

Official International Partner

DB Group offers globally mobility and logistical services and operates in over 130 countries world-wide.

Every day, more than 300,000 employees, of which about 196,000 are located in Germany, are committed to ensuring that customers are provided with mobility and logistical services and that the related rail, road, ocean and air traffic networks are operated and controlled efficiently.

In the Passenger transport division DB Group transports in its trains and busses Europe-wide (including Germany) over 12 million passengers daily. In the Transport & Logistics division around 390 million tons are transported via rail and around 95 million shipments with land transport annually in our European network. In our world-wide networks over 1.1 million tons of air freight and over 1.9 million TEU of ocean freight are transported.

During the 2013 financial year DB Group posted revenues (adjusted) of about € 39.1 billion, and an EBIT of a good € 2.2 billion after adjustments for special items.

In addition to internationalizing the network of all transport modes, the main focus of DB’s strategy is also on developing end-to-end travel and logistical chains across all modes of transport. The company thus meets the changing requirements of the markets, which are increasingly demanding efficient and environmentally-compatible services from a single provider.

Official Operator of Energy Supply

LLC «RUSENERGOSBYT» was established in 2002 by ESN Group and the European power company ENEL.  Today «RUSENERGOSBYT» is one of the largest energy supply companies operating in the Russian Federation.

The company supplies electricity to more than 60 regions from Saint Petersburg to the Far East. «RUSENERGOSBYT» operates as a Guarantee Supplier on the federal level having obtained this status in the territory of 18 constituents of the Russian Federation.

Client portfolio of «RUSENERGOSBYT» consists of more than 200 thousand customers including strategic corporations of the country, small and medium enterprises, residentials. Among «RUSENERGOSBYT» key clients – JSC Russian Railways, JSC KAMAZ, GAZ Group, OJSC SOLLERS, Air Liquide Group, retail chain MAGNIT.  Annual volume of sales exceeds 50 bln kWh.

The key business goal of «RUSENERGOSBYT» is minimizing costs for our customers and developing an extensive infrastructure for building long-term relationships with consumers.


Research and production corporation United Wagon Company, CJSC (RPC UWC) is one of the leaders in innovative railcar building on the space of “1520 gauge”. The company is an integrated provider of services in manufacturing, transportation, operative leasing, engineering and maintenance of freight cars. The company’s fleet amounts to more than 14 000 cars of different types (as of June 2014).

RPC UWC is a holding company for Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, an enterprise manufacturing innovative rolling stock (its capacity is 15 000 freight cars and 30 000 car sets), Springs Research and Production Centre, Vostok1520 freight rail transportation company and leasing companies under the RAIL1520 brand. RPC UWC has established R&D Centre for Transportation Technologies, Science and consultative Engineering Research Council.

Joint ventures with such leading global manufacturers as Tatravagonka (Slovakia), Amsted Rail, Timken and Wabtec (USA) were established for the purpose of designing and producing innovative components.

Among the Company’s clients are SUEK, SIBUR-Trans, NefteTransService, ZapSib-TransService, PhosAgro-Trans, Freight Forwarding Company Nizhegorodsky Express, Eurosib SPb-TS, Uralchem-Trans, Transportny Aktiv, RWD Services, Acron, Urlakali, Sodrugestvo and Fintrans GL (Ilim group).


EVRAZ is a vertically integrated steel, mining and vanadium business with operations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Kazakhstan and South Africa. EVRAZ is among the top 20 steel producers in the world based on crude steel production of 16,1 million tonnes in 2013. A significant portion of the company's internal consumption of iron ore and coking coal is covered by its mining operations. The Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250. EVRAZ employs approximately 100 000 people. The company's consolidated revenues for the year ended 31 December 2012 were US$14,726 million, and consolidated EBITDA amounted to US$2,012 million.


Joint Stock Company "RZD Trading Company" (JSC "RZD Trade") is specialized in international economic activities and acts as a trade representative of Joint Stock Company "Russian Railways" (JSC "RZD") on international markets. The company supplies subsidiaries of JSC "RZD" with rolling stock, as well as with other material and technical resources.  The company’s activities are certified in compliance with ISO 9001:2008.

Today Joint Stock Company "RZD Trading Company" is well known for high competence, efficient business processes and reliable relations with producers and consumers of railway products in Russia and abroad.

Official Bank-Sponsor

VTB Bank, one of the leaders in the Russian banking sector, specializes in corporate banking. Among our clients are some of the Russian largest corporations, multinational companies, midsized companies, government agencies and others.

Bank offers a wide range of financial products and services – transaction management, liquidity solutions, all types of bank guarantees and products for international documentary settlements, loans and more.

VTB develops new products that enable our clients to streamline processes, reduce risks and increase returns on investment.

VTB Bank and its subsidiaries form an international financial group, which nowadays operates in Russia, CIS, Europe, America, Asia and Africa.


Joint Stock Company ‘Federal Freight’ was established on August 26, 2010. It is a subsidiary of Joint Stock Company ‘Russian Railways’ and it is one of the largest railway freight operators in Russia.

The main activity of JSC ‘Federal Freight’ is the provision of its own rolling stock for transportation, as well as freight forwarding and other services rendering. The rolling stock of JSC ‘Federal Freight’ totals to 160 thousand units.

For the first quarter of 2014 the total volume of freight, transported by JSC ‘Federal Freight’, amounted to 34.7 million tons. This is 1.4 times more than for the first quarter of 2013. Total compartments turnover for the first quarter of 2014 reached 73.6 milliard ton-km, which is by 21.2 milliard ton-km more than for the first quarter of 2013.

Throughout the entire polygon of Russian railways 14 branches of JSC ‘Federal Freight’ operate. Representative offices of JSC ‘Federal Freight’ are opened in Ukraine and Kazakhstan.


JSC “RZDstroy”  is a construction and industrial enterprise of federal scale providing contract works all over the territory of Russia – from Kaliningrad on the West to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on the East.

The Company organizational structure embodies 16 construction and mounting enterprises which manage locally scattered specialized enterprises – construction trains and construction departments and 3 specialized affiliates.
For years of activity the company brought into commission over 1351 km of tracks, reconstructed 1464 stations and platforms, constructed and reconstructed 335 bridges, 5 690 km of power supply lines, 18 801 km of communication, signals and interlocking lines, and fiber-optic lines, reconstructed and modernized 260 railway terminals and 37 depots, and completed construction of other industrial and civil facilities.

JSC “RZDstroy” is participating in realization of “Strategy of railway transport development in Russian Federation until 2030”. Realization of major projects of state importance is the guarantee of high quality level of performed works.


Ural Locomotives is a rolling-stock manufacturing joint venture established in 2010 by Sinara Group and Siemens AG.

Ural Locomotives is one of the most modern plants in Russia.

Key company activities are design, manufacture, sales and maintenance of traction rolling stock.

The plant specializes in the design and manufacture of freight locomotives and Lastochka commuter trains, both types of rolling stock offering high levels of performance, efficiency, consumer value, and environmental friendliness.

The plant’s industrial complex is equipped with state-of-the art production facilities providing a high level of production localization. The company has received the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) certification.

The plant’s modern production floor space allows for creating and implementing the modern rolling stock manufacturing projects.

Official Insurance Partner

Open joint-stock company ZHASO Insurance Company (OJSC ZHASO) is one of Russia's largest insurance companies and the leader of the ZHASO Group. Since its establishment on May 6, 1991, OJSC ZHASO has earned a reputation as a reliable partner, consistently ranking among the leaders on the Russian insurance market. It is a versatile company that offers the entire spectrum of insurance services for both private individuals and legal entities.

Today, OJSC ZHASO is:

  • a reliable and transparent insurance organization that prepares its financial reports in compliance with Russian accounting rules, the requirements of the Russian Central Bank's Financial Markets Service, and International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • 53 branches and 142 sales offices located in 68 Russian federal subjects throughout the country, stretching from Sakhalin to Kaliningrad. The company's agent network is one of the largest in Russia;
  • a competitive player on the insurance market that responds promptly to the needs of its clients – both private individuals and legal entities – by constantly introducing new technologies into its business processes.

Official Partner of the Welcome Reception

JSC «Freight One» (Freight One) is part of the railway division of UCL Holding, an international transport group which also includes cargo ports in the North-West and in the South of Russia (UCL Port), shipping and shipbuilding companies (VBTH) and logistical assets.

Freight One provides freight transportation across the railway network of Russia and on international routes within the 1520 mm area.

Freight One owns the biggest fleet of rolling stock in Russia of 208 thousand freight railcars including 113 thousand gondolas and over 53 thousand tank cars. Freight One branches are located in 14 cities of Russia, as well as the subsidiaries in Ukraine, Kazakhstan and a joint venture in Finland. Company’s balanced client portfolio includes about 5 thousand companies, 80% of which are leading industrial enterprises of Russia. Freight One caters for freight transportation needs of the largest companies working in the segments of drilling and production of oil and gas, metals, coal and other industry sectors.

General IT Partner

Company TTK is among the top five Russian telecommunications operators. Its main shareholder, Russian Railways, controls 99.99% of the Company’s stocks.

TTK operates and maintains one of the largest fiber-optic communication lines in Russia, with a length of more than 76,000 km and a channel capacity of over 1.6 Tbps. TTK offers private and corporate customers throughout the country a wide spectrum of telecommunications services, including communication and data transfer, as well as broadband Internet access based on cutting-edge technology. TTK has over 1.5 million subscribers.

TTK is an active player on the global market. The transcontinental TTK backbone, EurasiaHighway, has connections to the communication networks of almost all the neighboring countries, including China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, Finland, the Baltic states and the CIS, and it is the optimal route between Europe and Asia.

Sponsor of the Registration

Locomotive Technologies LLC is a company that integrates the management of the entire TMH-Service Group.

The TMH-Service LLC Group of Companies embraces a host of diverse sectors within the services for locomotives and maintenance industry. This includes the following companies:  Zheldorremmash OJSC (general overhaul of the locomotives and production of the repair components), TMH-Service LLC (service and maintenance for equipment throughout its life cycle), TMHS-Leasing LLC (leases equipment to the locomotive fleet owners), Trade House TMHS LLC (supply of repair components for locomotive service companies), AVP Technology LLC (resource-saving and progressive technologies), LokoTech-Promservice LLC (locomotive repairing and modernization services for commercial clients).

The key client of the Group is JSC RZD for which full service over 14 000 of locomotives based on the repairing plants and depots is provided. Big private customers are EuroChem Group, Mechel, Severstal, SUEK, Gazpromtrans, Norilsk Nickel and other operators of locomotive traction.

Navigation Sponsor

JSC «Roszheldorproject» – is a market leader in the field of design and survey works for the Russian railway transport. Today, the company includes 20 branch offices, one subsidiary and a number of regional offices.

For decades, the institutions that are part of JSC «Roszheldorproject» perform the full scope of works on the integrated design of railway infrastructure, design works for a new and capital construction, technical re-equipment and reconstruction in the field of industrial, commercial, transport and civil construction.

Company acted as the general designer for a number of infrastructure projects for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. Currently the company taking an active part in projects of reconstruction and development of Moscow railway junction and development projects of Trans-Siberian and Baikal-Amur Mainline.

Quality Management System of «Roszheldorproject» certified for compliance with the requirements of DIN EN ISO 9001:2008.


Incorporated in 2006, TransContainer is Russia’s leading intermodal container transportation and logistics company, providing comprehensive container transportation and freight management services.

With more than 62,000 ISO containers and over 26,000 flatcars, we manage our fleet on more than 300,000 routes in Russia and abroad, serving more than 200,000 accounts, providing a wide range of reliable and tailored container services.

Additionally, we own a network of rail-side container terminals located at 46 railway stations in Russia and operate one terminal in Slovakia. Through our subsidiary with Kazakhstan Railways, we also operate 18 freight terminals in Kazakhstan, including the Dostyk border crossing with China. 

The company’s sales network comprises approximately 130 sales offices across Russia as well as a presence in the CIS, Europe and Asia.

TransContainer is listed on the RTS-MICEX and on LSE. The company’s major shareholder is Russian Railways with 50% +2 shares.

Section Sponsor

CJSC “Transmashholding” (TMH) – is the major vehicle manufacturing company of Russia. It manufactures diesel & electric locomotives and rail buses, passenger cars and freight wagons, metro cars, diesel engines for different purposes, car casting. TMH performs repair of electric multiple units, passenger cars and metro cars. The company is a key supplier of rolling stock for the JSC Russian Railways.

Section Sponsor

The RTC Group is a railway carrier holding offering a wide range of services; the holding is one of the leaders at the market of bulk freight, flatcar container freight and timber rail freight transport. There are more than 48 000 units of rolling stock in the Company’s car fleet. Car fleet includes hopper cars, container flatcars, timber flatcars, tank cars for foodstuff (vegetable oil) and gondola cars. The RTC Group takes the fourth place in Russia in terms of rolling stock owned (including financial leasing).

Section Sponsor

Transportation and logistics group Transoil – a leading Russian private group of companies consisting of the same name transportation and four service companies maintaining the technical operation of locomotives and rolling stock. The group's strategy is aimed to growth of the park and cargoes’ range diversification, as well as the development of supporting infrastructure.

LLC Transoil, a leading transport company, has been rendering cargo-shipping services using privately-owned and leased rolling stock since 2003. Company operations encompass roughly 36,000 rail tank cars, including more than 6,000 rail tank cars equipped with steamdrum systems. Moreover, the Company owns 39 locomotives serviced by locomotive crews and repair divisions run by the Group’s operating company – Transoil-Service.

Section partner

Media Sponsor

BaltTransServis, LLC was established in 1999 in St.-Petersburg as a part of group «GlobalTrance». BaltTransServis, LLC is one of the largest private operator-companies specializing on bulk-oil cargo railroad transportation in Russia, the CIS and Baltic countries. BaltTransServis, LLC has 1 branch – car-repair depot in Ivanovo and 8 representative offices in Moscow, Ryazan, Yaroslavl, Voronezh, Samara, Murmansk, Kaliningrad and Dno.

Among the company’s clients there are the largest oil-companies, such as OAO « Rosneft», OAO « Gazprom Neft», OAO «TAIF-NK « and a number of leading domestic and foreign traders of oil cargo.

«BaltTransServis», LLC operates own train-formations on the routes of Russian Railways - North, Moscow, October, Kuibyshev, North-Caucasus, South-East, Kaliningrad, as well as on the railways of Estonia and Latvia.

Special Partner

JSBC “Absolut Bank” (OJSC) is a universal bank founded in 1993. The main shareholder is OJSC “United credit systems” (affiliated structure of non-state pension fund “Blagosostoyaniye”).

Bank is included into TOP-40 by net assets, according to the data of Central Bank of Russia. The bank is rated by Moody’s at B1 with Stable outlook, national long-term rating is Fitch assigned long-term IDR to Absolut Bank as B+ with Stable outlook, national long-term rating is А-(rus). “Expert RA” has assigned A++ credit rating “Exceptionally high level (top level) of creditworthiness”.

The bank is the 11th place of most trustworthy banks of Russia (“Profile” magazine). It is successfully running in 15 regions of Russia. Priority fields of business are corporate clients service, medium-sized business service, development of retail business focusing on mortgage and affluent customer service.

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Assoсiation of Outsourcing Agents

One of the most successful services involves the selection of companies for the rendering of outsourcing services in the transportation industry. These encompass services for subway systems, large and medium-sized motor transport enterprises, transport machine-building enterprises, various branches and subsidiaries of JSC Russian Railways. Partnership members arrange for outsourcing of the technical maintenance and repair of industrial equipment, electrical installations and automotive/specialized equipment. Services are rendered to the technical maintenance and repair of hydro, sewage and heating systems, the repair of factory buildings and locker rooms, and the washing and cleaning of rolling stock, the operation of industrial, commercial and residential properties, and the cleaning of industrial areas/sites and office/retail space. Services are also rendered with respect to preparing sites for the laying of highways, gas lines, power lines and railway tracks, as well as to the clearing and cleaning of rolling-stock right-of-way areas and storage yards, the training and ongoing professional development of the regular labor force. Services are arranged with respect to the provision of all manner of security services to industrial enterprises.