Russian railways

JSC RZD and Petersburg to Build a Railway to Take Transit Flows out of City Center.

The encircling railway is to be built within the framework of the federal special-purpose program, St. Petersburg Governor Valentina Matvienko told at a press conference Friday.

"We are fully satisfied with our dynamically developing relations with Russian Railways. We have joint our efforts in implementation of significant investment projects," the Governor said. It concerns reconstruction of bridges, transfer of cargo stations and modernization of rail-highway crossings.

According to Vladimir Yakunin, President of Russian Railways, from year to year the companies of St. Petersburg expand the scope of work ordered by the industry. "