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Aug 31, 2017

OJSC Russian Railways and Siemens AG discuss prospects for developing cooperation

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The President of OJSC Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov has met with Johann Eickholt, the Chief Executive Director of the Mobility Department at Siemens AG.

The meeting took place in the framework of the VI International Railway Equipment and Technologies Salon EXPO-1520, which is being held in the city of Shcherbinka near Moscow.

Under discussion during the meeting were the prospects for developing cooperation between OJSC Russian Railways and Siemens AG, including cooperation on the development of high-speed passenger railway communications, as well as possible interaction within the framework of the Eurasia project.

The goal of the Eurasia project is to connect China’s high-speed railway network to the Euro Carex network now under construction in Europe in order to facilitate high-speed rail transportation of both freight and passengers.