During the International specialized exhibition of transport equipment InnoTrans 2014 in Berlin, the general director of JSC "TD Russian Railways" Kirill Voronin and the director of Voestalpine Schienen GmbH Stefan Glantz signed a memorandum of intent to supply railroad rails of broad gauge type P65 with a bainite microstructure. Voestalpine Schienen GmbH will provide rails free of charge for testing and performance evaluation.
On September 10, at a network conference call, the president of Russian Railways, Vladimir Yakunin, summed up the operational performance of the railway network in January-August 2014.
According to him, the tariff freight turnover in January-August increased by 5.5% compared to the same period last year, and taking into account the run of their own wagons in the empty state - by 6.1%. In general, over 8 months, more than 808 million tons of cargo were shipped, which is 1.4% lower than in the same period of 2013.