FPC’s investment programme for 2016–2018 provides for RUB 14.9 billion to be spent on the acquisition of 176 double‐decker carriages to be used on profitable routes, including:
The Company’s carriage procurement programme gives priority to the acquisition of new rolling stock to upgrade branded trains. In 2016, to achieve this goal the Company plans to purchase 112 carriages for eight trains, including:
Plans for 2017–2018 are to purchase 219 new single-decker carriages from domestic manufacturers to upgrade the rolling stock used on branded trains.
The draft Investment Programme for 2016–2018 provides for a RUB 13 billion Passenger Rolling Stock Upgrade project, including a RUB 11.2 billion service life extension programme covering 613 carriages. In addition, the Investment Programme provides for depot upgrade projects and investment in information technology innovations.
A total of RUB 5.6 billion is allocated in the Programme for depot upgrades.
RUB 1.0 billion will be spent on IT projects in 2016–2018.
In the same period, investments in other projects are expected to total RUB 0.3 billion.