Russian Railways invested 13 billion roubles in upgrading track equipment in 2018
In 2018, Russian Railways assigned 12.9 billion roubles to updating the fleet of track equipment under the Company’s investment programme.
A total of 572 units of track equipment were purchased for the maintenance and repair of railway infrastructure, including four stone-cleaning machines, 49 motor-rail vehicles, 9 snow-removal units and 84 heavy-duty track repair units such as track-laying cranes, track alignment machines, motorised and mechanised platforms and rail-welding machines etc.
In addition, 397 units of special freight wagons and passenger carriages were purchased.
In 2018, the Company also spent more than 2.2 billion roubles on overhauling track equipment, repairing a total 359 units.