The government will consider the financial plan and the investment program of Russian Railways for the years 2019-2021

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The government of the Russian Federation on Thursday plans to consider a draft financial plan and investment program of Russian Railways for the years 2019-2021, according to the press service of the Cabinet.

Informed that the matter will be submitted for consideration on 8 November, was reported to journalists by the Minister of transport of the Russian Federation Eugene Dietrich. «The meeting will address the following issues: the project financial plan and investment program of JSC «Russian Railways» for the year 2019 and the planning period of 2020 and 2021 years», — stated in the message of the Cabinet.

It is noted that in accordance with the draft financial plan and investment program to 2019-2021 years it is planned to complete the first phase of modernization of BAM and Transsib, the comprehensive development of the site Mezhdurechensk — Taishet, the development and upgrade of infrastructure on the approaches to the ports of the Azov-black sea basin, as well as the reconstruction of the Morozov — Volgodonskaya.

«The basic complex of measures on development of the Central transport hub of the approaches to the ports of the North-Western basin, the construction of the bypass of the Saratov hub, as well as measures to increase the throughput and capacity of infrastructure to increase transit container flows,» — added in the message.

In addition, we will continue to implement projects related to improving transport accessibility of the population, including activities on development of infrastructure of the suburban passenger complex and the reconstruction of station complexes of the far posts, and renovation of the railcar rolling stock and traction rolling stock.

The CEO of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov in October told journalists that the company planned the investment program for the year 2019 with a volume of 630 billion rubles, the growth of loading of 1.5%, cargo turnover — 2.6%. Grotteria Railways in 2019-2025 years should be indexed according to the principle of consumer «inflation (two years before the period two years after) minus 0.1 percentage points». RZD tariffs in 2019 on this basis will increase by 3.5%. When the head of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev gave instructions on adjustments long-term development program of Russian Railways, indicating the conservation rate surcharge of 8% on export until 2025.

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