Private owners will give every tenth train


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The Ministry of transport has developed the project of the target market model (DEM) of long-distance, according to which after 2021, up to 10 percent of the sector can take private carriers. About it writes “Kommersant”. The tenders for them are invited to exhibit items which includes both profitable and unprofitable routes.

Project the DEM, the admission of private carriers on the network on the basis of contracts with Russian Railways for 15 years and on a competitive basis will be allowed in the 2021-2025 years. In the first phase up to 2021, the state will assess the Economics of transportation and develop a mechanism for the formation of lots.

Similar happened during the reform of RAO UES of Russia. Who won the auction concludes the contract price taking into account profitability to ensure the return of investments, primarily in rolling stock.

At the moment private carriers provide only 1.1 percent of flights. The largest independent player in the market was the company “Transteleservis”.

November 4 “Russian Railways” (RZD) announced the suspension of sales of tickets in couchette and General cars in 2018. The carrier said that the decision was made “in the absence of regulator decisions on the level of tariffs for passenger transportations in the distant message next year”. In mid-November, the sale was again

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