FPC’s Investment Appeal

  • Monopolistic position in the long-distance passenger rail transportation market in Russia.
  • Low competition in the domestic passenger rail transportation market from international companies due to challenges in entering the Russian market.
  • The Company’s high social and strategic importance for the state as the main transport operator for long- and medium-distance travel covering most of Russia, including regions with extreme climatic and natural conditions which lack road and air transport infrastructure.
  • Strategic importance for the implementation of long-term objectives of state-owned RZD Holding.
  • State regulation of fares for long-distance passenger transportation, and income loss compensation paid by the state.
  • Conservative financial policy and low debt level.