Priority investment areas

Customer-focused investment

In 2015, FPC spent RUB 16.3 billion to improve its customer experience through a number of initiatives, including:

  • Transit time reduction and enhancement of passenger experience and transport safety by purchasing new highly efficient passenger carriages with improved performance and passenger comfort (185 new carriages worth RUB 12.6 billion).
  • Passenger carriages overhauls with service life extension (189 carriages for RUB 3.1 billion).

In addition, RUB 0.4 billion was spent on the implementation of information technology innovations.

Investment in safety

RUB 0.5 billion was invested in 2015 in enhancing safety and quality of passenger services.

Major investments in transport safety included:

  • RUB 0.2 billion to replace retiring rolling stock;
  • RUB 0.2 billion to ensure the compliance of FPC’s facilities with fire safety requirements;
  • RUB 0.1 billion to install new frames, bolsters and 1,520 mm gauge bogies during scheduled carriage repairs.

Modernisation and innovative development

In 2015, FPC invested RUB 0.7 billion to maintain its existing production facilities and introduce innovative solutions, including RUB 0.2 billion spent on the installation of water and air purification systems in passenger carriages.

Investment in energy efficiency

RUB 0.3 billion was spent in 2015 on energy efficiency improvements, including:

  • RUB 0.2 billion invested in the installation of pellet boilers in passenger carriages;
  • RUB 0.1 billion to install automatic radiant heating systems in passenger carriages.