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JSC "Russian Railways— is the owner and operator of the infrastructure of the Russian railway network, 100% of the company's shares belong to the state.Here, in the official community of the company, we talk about our news and share useful information.

Russian Railways Holding (JSC "Russian Railways") is a Russian state-owned vertically integrated company, the owner of public infrastructure and the largest carrier of the Russian railway network. It was formed in 2003 on the basis of the Ministry of Railways of Russia. 100% of the shares belong to the Russian Federation, on the basis of Federal Law No. 29-FZ of February 27, 2003 "On the Specifics of Management and Disposal of Railway Transport Property", the Government of the Russian Federation executes the powers of a shareholder of JSC Russian Railways on behalf of the state.

As of 2012, Russian Railways was one of the three largest transport companies in the world. The largest employer in Russia. As of 2019, the company employs 711 thousand people, which is 1.2% of the total number of people employed in the Russian economy.

In 2018, the company took the second place in the global competitiveness ranking in terms of cargo turnover, the fourth place in passenger turnover, the first place in traffic safety, energy efficiency and environmental protection.

Full name - Open Joint Stock Company "Russian Railways". The official name in English is Joint Stock Company "Russian Railways" (JSCo "RZD"). The main office (office) is located in Moscow at the address Novaya Basmannaya Street, house No. 2. Part of the divisions of the central office (specialized railway departments) - Kalanchevskaya Street, 35

JSC "Russian Railways" provides transport services in 77 of the 85 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. In 2019, the company transported 1.2 billion passengers and 1.28 billion tons of cargo. The contribution of Russian Railways to Russia's GDP in 2017 is 1.4%. The share of Russian Railways in Russian investments is 3%, in transport investments 13.3%[10]. Russian Railways accounts for more than 27% of the passenger turnover of the entire transport system of Russia and more than 45% of its cargo turnover (excluding pipeline transport - 87%). In terms of revenue from the sale of products, JSC "Russian Railways" in 2019 ranks 5th in the ranking of the largest companies in Russia.

The general director of the company is Oleg Belozerov (since November 18, 2017, before that, since August 20, 2015 — President).


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