Russian regions will not subsidize suburban transport

Suburban transportation in the Russia Federation needs subsidies of around RUB 16 Billion (EUR 414 Million) in 2012, but regions prepared budgets of just RUB 6.6 Billion (EUR 171 Million). Some regions envisage compensations of only 20% of the... ...

DB Schenker Rail Polska displeased with future track access charges

Following the publication of the draft quotation concerning access rates for use of railway infrastructure managed by PKP Polish Railway Lines SA, which will have come into force on 9th December 2012, DB Schenker Rail Polska SA submitted a letter to... ...

Vienna Main Station to start operation this year

The first trains at the new Vienna Main Station are expected to start arriving in August and the railway station will be partially out in service at the end of the year. The railway station will be completely functional by 2014. ÖBB’s CEO said the... ...

Iran-Armenia rail link “realistic” for Russia

Russia remains interested in an ambitious project to build a railway connecting Armenia to neighboring Iran despite “problems” created by Tehran’s deepening standoff with the West, according to the head of the state-run Russian rail network, RZD.... ...

Georgia will become member of Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail

By the initiative of Georgian Railway LLC and as a result of the active cooperation with relevant state departments, Georgia will become the member of Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF).The decision will officially... ...

Construction of Tehran-Ashgabat railway to be completed by late this year

Construction of the Tehran-Ashgabat railway project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said yesterday at a meeting with Vice Premier Khojamuhammed Muhammedov in Dushanbe,... ...

Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan sign agreement on railway construction

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon held their fifth trilateral summit in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe on Sunday, Mehr reported. During the summit, the presidents signed an agreement... ...

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