Award at the national loyalty marketing competition Loyalty Awards Russia 2015 in the Best Loyalty Programme by a Transportation Company category.
Double-decker train from Moscow to Voronezh entered in the Russian Book of Records as the “year-round regular long-distance train with the largest number of passenger seats” — 1,320 seats.
FPC Annual Report awarded for the second time in the Best Presentation of a Business Model for Non-Public Companies category at the Annual Report Competition by the Moscow Exchange.
The Russian Government resolved to reduce the VAT rate applicable to long-distance passenger rail services from 18% to 10% between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2017.
Strizh high-speed train made up of Talgo carriages launched on the Moscow — Nizhny Novgorod route.
Double-decker train made up of carriages with open-plan seating launched between Moscow and Voronezh.
Sales of e-tickets for multimodal routes launched.
Cost Optimisation Programme implemented, bringing RUB 15.5 billion of savings. Total effect in
Credit rating assigned to FPC by the leading rating agencies.
FPC Annual Report awarded in the Best Presentation of a Business Model for Non-Public Companies category at the Annual Report Competition by the Moscow Exchange.
Fares for travel in third-class and common carriages reduced following the resolution of the Federal Tariff Service of the Russian Federation.
In accordance with the Russian Government Resolutions No. 1223 dated 19 November 2014 and No. 1044 dated 11 October 2014, FPC is entitled to receive subsidies covering part of the expenses on interest payment under loans granted to purchase rolling stock (double-decker carriages), and to benefit from the programme aimed to support investment projects implemented in Russia under project financing arrangements.
Pilot project on multimodal transportation implemented on the Moscow — Valuyki route.
FPC fully adopted the technology for transporting baggage in a dedicated compartment.
Lastochka electric trains launched on the following routes: Saint Petersburg — Petrozavodsk, Moscow — Kursk, Moscow — Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow — Smolensk, Moscow — Orel, Adler — Krasnodar, Krasnodar — Rostov.
Cost Optimisation Programme implemented, bringing RUB 15 billion of savings.
FPC assigned the status of observer at the OSJD, which entitles it to represent the Company at the meetings of the OSJD working bodies, thus strengthening the Company’s position in the international transport services market.
The Plan to Develop and Implement a Mechanism for Long-Term Subsidising of Long-Distance Rail Passenger Transportation approved by instruction of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.
Double-decker train launched on the Moscow — Adler route.
Co-branding card project launched in cooperation with Bank VTB 24.
Unified maintenance facility for double-decker rolling stock launched at the Mineralnye Vody depot.
Procedure for e-ticket purchase and refund simplified; English version of the website for ticket purchase launched.
High-Speed Traffic Improvement Programme implemented.
FPC awarded the Company of the Year 2012 National Award by RosBusinessConsulting (RBC) information agency.
Cooperation Agreements signed with the Governments of the Republic of Karelia, the Komi Republic, and the Republic of Ingushetia.
FPC 2030 Development Strategy approved.
Ticket sales on credit launched.
Wider implementation of the technology for including trains in the general turnaround schedule.
Launch of a logistics company engaged in unaccompanied baggage and mail transportation — FPC-Logistics.
Revenue Management System and RZD Bonus loyalty programme launched.
Car carriers put into service.
FPC officially admitted to the Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD) and made a member of the International Union of Railways (UIC).
Regulatory and legal framework for revenue shortfall calculation finalised.
All FPC domestic trains support online registration.
RZD website adjusted to enable the sale of e-tickets for FPC trains via mobile devices.
Controlling share of RZD Travel LLC acquired to expand FPC’s presence in the tourist market (rail travel segment).
FPC included in the Register of Natural Monopolies.
Restructuring of long-distance passenger infrastructure under Stage Three of the Railway Restructuring Programme completed.
FPC started independent operations.