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Oct 02, 2018

CEO of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov holds series of meetings with foreign partners at PRO//Movement. 1520 Forum

Oleg Belozerov, the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways, has held a series of meetings with foreign partners at the International Transport and Logistics Forum PRO//Movement.1520.

The Company head had discussions with the President of Finland’s VR Group Ltd. Rolf Jansson on bilateral cooperation in the field of railway transport. During their meeting, the two men talked about the trends in freight and passenger traffic along the Russia-Finland rail link and the prospects for cooperation.

Oleg Belozerov also had a meeting with Ladislava Cengelová, the State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic. Joining them was Martin Vozar, the Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Železničnej spoločnosti Cargo Slovakia (ZSSK Cargo).

The parties discussed the directions for the further development of the transport business. In addition, the meeting’s participants highly appreciated the prospects for implementing the project to build a new Eurasian transport corridor which would provide for an extension of the broad gauge track to Bratislava and Vienna and the creation of an appropriate logistics infrastructure.

Oleg Belozerov also met with Luc Nadal, the CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of GEFCO, a subsidiary of Russian Railways. They discussed the prospects for using Russia’s transit potential and trends on the European logistics market, as well as GEFCO’s current financial and operational results.