General International Partner
JSC Russian Railways is one of the world's largest railway companies with enormous volumes of passenger and freight traffic. The company has high ratings, qualified specialists in all the fields of railway transportation, extensive scientific and technological basis, project and construction facilities, and significant experience in international cooperation. All shares of the company operating the 85.3 thousand-kilometer long railway network are owned by the state. Annually, Russian Railways carries more than one billion passengers and ships over 46% of the country’s cargo turnover (including pipeline transportation). Russian Railways is one of the three world’s leading railway companies. The company’s mission is to meet the demand for transportation service, improve its operating efficiency and service quality, and integrate into the Euro-Asian transport system.
Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint-Stock Company was founded on June 20, 2009 as a successor of the Azerbaijan State Railways. Azerbaijan Railways CJSC is a 100% government capital based national railway infrastructure company. It is a major carrier in the country and a provider of various transport and logistics services. The main strategic directions of the company include active participation in upgrading projects, introduction of new innovative and effective methods of cargo railway transportation within international transport corridors, improvement of transit potential of the country and rolling stock increase. Azerbaijan Railways CJSC is a dynamically developing railway company, which occupies a leading position in the transport sector.
Research and Production Corporation “Uralvagonzavod” (UVZ) is one of the Russian largest machine-building clusters. As of today, UVZ incorporates more than 40 enterprises, R&D establishments, design offices in Russia and abroad.
UVZ is an established authority in freight railway vehicle manufacture for the 1520 area. Every third railway car on the Russian railways is made under the UVZ brand. Altogether there is more than million railway vehicles have come off the UVZ production line among which several tens of railway car and tank car varieties including innovative models.
Focusing on innovation is the key approach to development of new products. Hopper car for mineral fertilizers with a full composite body is an excellent example of it. UVZ has won the most prestigious international JEC award for this development.
Since 2015, UVZ has been cooperating with CJSC Azerbaijan Railways in supply of various types of freight cars: multipurpose gondola, box car, car to transport grain, car to transport cement, multipurpose flat car, tank car to transport oil and petroleum products, hopper car to transport cement, ballast hopper car.
The corporation has concluded Partnership Agreement on direct supplies and joint ventures aimed at assembly of railway cars using UVZ car bodies and Iranian bogies for sale in Iran and neighboring countries.
PJSC TransContainer is the largest Russian container operator, which owns 45 terminals in all freight hubs of Russia and 19 railway terminals in Kazakhstan, and operates Dobra container terminal located on the Slovak-Ukrainian border. The Company's sales network includes more than 120 sales offices in Russia, CIS, Europe and Asia. PJSC TransContainer is the largest owner of specialized rolling stock fleet in Russia, CIS and Baltic countries: more than 24 thousand fitting platforms and approximately 64.5 thousand large capacity containers are in the Company's possession. The Company has a unique experience of efficient operation of wagon and container fleet on more than 300,000 routes in Russia and abroad.
In 2016, PJSC TransContainer celebrates its 10th anniversary; over these years, the Company has been successfully doing business on the market of transportation and logistics services. A special attention is given to the development of international transportation between APR and EU countries.