Memberships & Affiliations
JSC "Russian Railways" continues to implement measures to increase the
efficiency of interaction with the railways of CIS and Baltic countries with a track
of 1520 mm - the main partners of the company's freight and passenger traffic.
Indisputable advantages of "1520" having a uniform width of the railway track, are common technology standards, historically long-term business relationships, common information space, unique geo-economic position in terms of the huge transit potential, workable mechanisms of competitive tariffs, further harmonization of the regulatory framework , the implementation of joint investment in infrastructure. A coordinated approach to the definition of the development strategy of "1520" allows companies to train the complex optimize resources and achieve effective results. The growing market for "1520" is becoming more attractive to the world's major manufacturers of railway equipment and technology, which opens up opportunities for international cooperation.
One of the most important discussion forums for discussion of the most topical issues of development of rail transport is the International Railway Business Forum "Strategic Partnership 1520", which is held annually on the initiative of JSC "Russian Railways", since 2006.
The main purpose of the forum is to bring together the interests of producers and consumers of railway equipment, technology, transportation, and infrastructure services for business development and economic relations of countries with railways with a width of 1520 mm.