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Russian Railways

Transportation

Russian Railways

Web-site: eng.rzd.ru/

RZhD owns the second-largest rail network in the world with 85,200 kilometers of track — 43,000 kilometers of which are electrified. The company carries over 0.95 billion passengers and 1.2 billion tonnes of freight annually across 11 time zones. It is responsible for 42.3 percent of Russia’s total freight traffic (including pipelines) and more than 32.7 percent of passenger traffic. RZhD employs over 975,000 people. (Source: eng.rzd.ru)

The Russian Federation is the sole shareholder of RZhD.

Financial results (RAS, 2011):

Revenue: 1.29 trillion rubles ($39 billion)

Net income: 16.8 billion rubles ($511 million)

Headquarters: Moscow, Russian Federation

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