Russian Railways and Swissrail to Cooperate on Projects in Russia and Abroad

PHOTO by Evgeny Biyatov / RIA Novosti

Russian Railways (RZD) and Swissrail Industry Association (Switzerland) have struck a deal on scientific and technical cooperation in order to pursue projects in Russia and other countries. The agreement was reached in Berlin at the InnoTrans International Transportation Exhibition, the Russian company stated.

The parties plan to exchange data on railway technologies, construction and maintenance of track facilities and rails, utilizing trains, managing passenger and cargo traffic and testing hi-tech technologies on the railway market.

Additionally, the sides will focus on traffic safety, the development of intermodal hubs and setting railway standards.