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In 2003, a memorandum was signed on cooperation JSC "Russian Railways" with the Finnish railways in freight and passenger traffic.

The effectiveness of the joint work of Russian and Finnish railways by the following factors:

  • same width gauge railway lines (1,520 mm);
  • modern regulatory framework;
  • well-equipped border crossings with significant reserve capacities;
  • the use of advanced information technology and logistics.

Making transport in electronic form

Since 2011 JSC "Russian Railways" and VR-Group (Finnish state railway company) began to carry out transportation of empty wagons using paperless technologies. Experienced transport loaded cars on paperless technology made since the beginning of 2015.

Organization of high-speed traffic on the route Saint Petersburg - Helsinki

December 12, 2010 opened the movement of high-speed trains "Allegro". Travel time between St. Petersburg and Helsinki (415 km) has decreased from 5.5 to 3.5 hours.

Border and customs control at the train begins immediately on the departure of the train from St. Petersburg and made up to the boundary during the movement of the train.

The new composition of the train "Leo Tolstoy"

Since June 2014 renewed the composition of the train "Leo Tolstoy" message Moscow - Helsinki. Now in its composition ply wagons joint production company "Tver Carriage Works" and "Siemens". While maintaining the possibility of transport in the car-carrying wagons Car passengers traveling in the train.

In order to attract passengers to train Russian-Finnish posts has been developed and constantly improved system of flexible tariff regulation.


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