Business Partners

General Partner

JSC Russian Railways is one of the world’s largest rail corporations. It handles colossal volumes of passenger and freight traffic; it’s been awarded the highest financial rating plaudits; its staff are the most exceptionally-qualified experts in all spheres of rail transport; it can call upon an impressive range of scientific and technical resources; and alongside its extensive ongoing building and development plans, it has great experience in international cooperation.

The company’s mission lies in meeting market demands for transportation, increasing the efficiency of its operations, maintaining high-quality services and deep-level integration in Eurasian transport systems.

The company’s core objectives lie in catering to the State’s, businesses’ and individuals’ transportation needs; providing works and services conducted by rail; and ensuring that its operations are profitable.

The company’s strategic goals are -

  • expanding the scale of the transport business;
  • improving the company’s performance and financial efficiency;
  • raising service and security standards;
  • deep-level integration in Eurasian transport systems;
  • increasing the company’s financial results and economic performance.


International Strategic Partner

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a world leader in the sphere of electronic and electrical technologies. The concern operates in such areas as industry, energy and healthcare, it also delivers infrastructural solutions, mostly, for cities and big urban conglomerations. For over 165 years Siemens has been the example of technological progress, innovation, quality, reliability and international cooperation.The company is the world’s largest supplier of environmentally friendly  technologies.  In financial year 2016 (as of September, 30), the corporation’s turnover amounted to 79,6 billion Euros, and net profit amounted to 5,6 billion Euros. As of the end of September 2016 Siemens employed about 351 000 people.

Siemens LLC is a head company of Siemens in Russia, Belarus and Central Asia.  In these countries the concern operates in all traditional areas of its activity. About 3000 employees work for Siemens LLC. In financial year 2016 (as of September 30) the turnover was 1,2  billion Euros.



First Heavy Haul Company is the biggest owner and operator of railway rolling stock in Russian Federation. It operates 29 000 railcars. Key market segment for the company serviсes is the

growing export coal transportation. Within First Heavy Haul Company rolling stock is managed by a subsidiary Vostok1520 which has entered TOP-10 of the biggest railway operators in 2016.

In cooperation with Russian Railways the company develops heavy haul technologies to increase fright capacity of the railroad infrastructure by the growth of train weight and load on axle. Together with Russian

Railways and consignors First Heavy Haul Company makes up haul trains out of cars with improved lift capacity of 7100 tons for the eastern and 9000 tons for the western direction.

The work of First Heavy Haul Company is aimed towards realization of technological solutions for increased freight efficiency which is beneficial for all participants: consignor, operator, infrastructure owner.


"Port Management Company" LLC (PMC) is the leading port-in coal supply holding company in Russia. PMC acts as the sole executive body of the Russian largest coal terminals located in the Far East — JSC "Vostochny Port" and in the North West — JSC "Rosterminalugol". In 2016, the total throughput of the specialized coal terminals operated by the Port Management Company exceeded 41, 5 million tonnes, which is equal to more than one-third of all the Russian seaborne coal export. Managed by PMC, JSC "Vostochny Port" carries out the largest investment project in the Far East of Russia constructing the Stage 3 of the specialized coal complex of public access. The commission of the “Vostochny Port” Stage 3 will result to increase its turnover from 23.5 million tonnes up to 39 million tonnes in 2019. The construction project of Stage 3 is carried out alongside with Nakhodka-Vostochnaya rail station infrastructure development in cooperation with JSC "Russian Railways". JSC "Rosterminalugol" is the largest coal-specialized port in North-West Russia. By the end of 2016, the turnover of JSC "Rosterminalugol" increased by 3.4 % and achieved its historic rate of 18.1 million tonnes. Introduction of international standards of quality and environment management systems is a top priority of Port Management Company aimed to ensure the full scale measures on environmental protection and increase of the port business profitability.


Registration Sponsor

EVRAZ is a vertically integrated steel and mining business with operations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Kazakhstan and South Africa. One of the top steelmaking companies in the world, EVRAZ is the leading producer of railway products in Russia and CIS.

EVRAZ facilities have been producing rails since 1932. In 2013 the company launched production of head-hardened rails matching the quality of the best international benchmarks. These rails have extended life cycle and ensure highest safety and comfort for the passengers.  

EVRAZ product portfolio comprises all types of rails, including high-speed rails intended for mixed traffic with no analogues in the world. Low-temperature rails are another unique product which can be used in the territories with temperatures down to - 70°C. EVRAZ rails are also successful in hot climate, for instance in the deserts of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with temperatures up to 50°C.

EVRAZ’s wide product portfolio also includes about 40 types of wheels for freight cars and locomotive wheels, innovative tires and railcar building shapes.


Official Bank-Sponsor

Official Energy Supply Operator

RUSENERGOSBYT LLC was established in 2002 and now it’s one of the largest energy supply companies operating in the Russian Federation. The shareholders are the European energy concern ENEL and the Russian group ESN.

In 2017 the Company celebrates the fifteenth anniversary from the day of its foundation. During this time "RUSENERGOSBYT" has undergone a transformation, having turned from a small company into a leading supplier of electricity throughout the territory of Russian Federation. In many respects it became possible through the application of best practices of ENEL under the specifics of the Russian electricity market.

"RUSENERGOSBYT" supplies electricity to more than 60 regions from Kaliningrad to the Far East. The structure of the company includes 9 branches and the central office in Moscow.

Client portfolio of "RUSENERGOSBYT" consists of more than 100 thousand customers. Among "RUSENERGOSBYT" key clients – JSC Russian Railways, JSC KAMAZ, GAZ Group, OJSC SOLLERS, Air Liquide Group. Annual volume of sales exceeds 50 bln kWh.

The wide range of activities, professionalism of employees and years of experience in developing of complex projects let us provide an individual approach to client’s needs, choosing the best way of collaboration with the consumer. Priority task «RUSENERGOSBYT» team is providing a full range of services to clients: from individual calculation of the consumption volume to the full contract maintenance.


Navigation Sponsor

Holding 1520 is a group of companies specializing in rail construction. Its focuses on construction of rail infrastructure assets, research and development, manufacturing elements of transport infrastructure, and building roads.

Its highly qualified executives and seasoned specialists offer unrivalled construction expertise in any geologic and climatic conditions including regions with problematic soils, territories subjected to dangerous forces of nature and earthquake activity.

Holding 1520 consists of the following companies: United construction company 1520, Bamstroymekhanizatsia, Roszeheldorproject, Lengiprotrans, Dalgiprotrans, Foratechenergotransstroy


Logistics Partner

JSC RZD Logistics was established on November 19, 2010 as part of the development of the logistics business within Russian Railways (RZD) Holding. The company provides a range of reliable services such as freight, storage and forwarding of cargos all over the world, optimization of supply chains, complex logistics service for production facilities and container transportation of shot lots.

RZD Logistics develops shipment through the East-West and North-South international transport corridors. Also our company provides the RZD Express service for transportation of small and LCL cargoes across Russia, CIS and from China.

Today RZD Logistics has 32 branches and branch offices in Russia, and 5 subsidiaries and joint ventures abroad.

The key competence of our company is the focus on deeper immersion in the transportation infrastructure of our clients. We optimize the system of supply chain management for them and improve our logistics services.


Welcome Reception Official Partner

Joint Stock Company Freight One (part of the international transport group UCL Holding) is the major private railway freight operator in Russia.

The company provides a full range of freight transportation services across the 1520 mm gauge network, operating a diversified fleet of 170 thousand units of railcars.

Freight One’s far-reaching network of 14 branches covers the whole system of Russian railways from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok. Internationally, the Company has subsidiaries in Kazakhstan and a joint venture in Finland.

The balanced client portfolio of Freight One includes over 5 thousand companies, 80% of which are major Russian industrial and resource companies: Rosneft, NLMK, UC Rusal, Evraz, Severstal, SUEK, Eurocement Group, and others.


Gala Reception Official Partner

CJSC Transmashholding is the biggest Russian company in the transport engineering industry, the world’s leader in railway engineering in actual volume of production. It manufactures metro cars, trams,  DMU’s and EMU’s, passenger cars and freight wagons, locomotives, diesel engines for different purposes, car casting. TMH performs  repair of electric multiple units, passenger cars and metro cars.



BRIZ-West, LLC is engaged in integrated road facilities construction. This includes all presently existing types of road surface marking, informative road signs manufacture and installation, coordinated traffic lights installation and maintenance, and signal control issues. Our company slogan is “Your safety is our priority”.

BRIZ-West was established in 2008 as a member of BRIZ group of companies. Company’s own line marking facilities ensure prompt road surface marking with all the possible materials. Company experts are continuously monitoring and implementing innovations of the road construction industry. The company is located in Altay Region and operates both within and outside the territory.




Session Sponsors

United Wagon Company is the market leader in innovative railcar building in the 1520 mm gauge area. The holding includes Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant, TikhvinСhemMash, TikhvinSpetsMash, NPC Springs, Tihvin Assembly Plant “Titran-Express”, transportation company UNICON 1520 and leasing companies under the brand of RAIL1520. All-Union Research and Development Centre for Transportation Technology is responsible for the holding’s research and engineering activities. RPC UWC’s service network includes 6 training and 60 service centres operating at railcar repair depots in the CIS.


Moscow Metro is the main type of public transport in Moscow and one of the biggest underground transport operators of Europe. Moscow Metro is member of biggest international transport organizations, such as UITP and CoMET as well as International Metro Association, uniting metros and transport operators of Russia and CIS countries. Moscow Metro is represented at all events, organized by this Associations.

Moscow Metro today is 12 lines, with total length of 338,9 km. and 203 stations. Every workday Moscow Metro is used by more than 8 million passengers. Average passenger trip distance is approximately 14,61 km. Every day more than 10 000 trains pass with minimal headway of 90 seconds.

56% of all passenger public transportation in Moscow is done by Moscow Metro. Moscow metro is on the 1st place in the world in traffic density, reliability and passenger transportation. It is on one of first three places in practically all other indicators. 


CB "Absolut Bank" (PJSC) is a universal commercial bank of federal importance, operating in the Russian financial market since 1993. Business priorites are: providing services to corporate clients, retail segment development focusing on mortgaging and development of mass affluent clients servicing.

Absolut Bank is included in top-40 Russia's largest banks in terms of net assests size. Following consolidated financial statements of IFRS, as on January, 1 2017 assets of Absolut Bank group reach 300 bln Rubles. Financial stability of Absolut Bank is supported by top-ratings of international rating agencies: Fitch Ratings and Moody's. The bank has received B1 from Moody's in terms of fixed deposits.

Fitch agency gave a long-term IDR of B+ to Absolut Bank. National agency «Expert RA» on April 28, 2017 has revaluated Absolut Bank's credit rating due to the change in methodology and gave ruВВВ. Rating had a stable prognosis.

Absolut Bank is successfully operating in 17 regions of Russia. Bank's Offices are located in Moscow, Moscow Region, Saint Petersburg, Chelyabinsk, Perm, Tyumen, Ufa, Ekaterinburg, Samara, Kazan, Nizhniy Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Kemerovo.


PJSC TransContainer is the largest Russian container operator, which owns 45 terminals in all freight hubs of Russia, 19 railway terminals in Kazakhstan and operates Dobra container terminal located on the Slovak-Ukrainian border. The Company's sales network includes more than 115 sales offices in Russia, CIS, Europe and Asia. Furthermore the Company is the largest owner of general-purpose container fleet of different sizes (more than 67 thousand pcs.) and specialized rolling stock (more than 23 thousand pcs.) in Russia, CIS and Baltic states. 

As part of the development of Internet sales of PJSC TransContainer, an iSales service was developed, which allows the customer to arrange the transport of goods in containers on-line, self-assess the cost of services, monitor the status of execution of the order and disposition of the container, review the archive of orders executed in his account. This service allows paying by credit card for the ordered services. 


Supported by

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits.

Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services.

Today, IBM is focused on four growth initiatives - business analytics, cloud computing, growth markets and Smarter Planet. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to build systems that enable dynamic and efficient organizations, better transportation, safer food, cleaner water and healthier populations.


BaltTransServis, LLC was established in 1999 in St.-Petersburg as a part of group «GlobalTrance». BaltTransServis, LLC is one of the largest private operator-companies specializing on bulk-oil cargo railroad transportation in Russia, the CIS and Baltic countries. BaltTransServis, LLC has 1 branch – car-repair depot in Ivanovo and 7 representative offices in Moscow, Ryazan, Yaroslavl, Voronezh, Samara, Dno and V.Luki.

Among the company’s clients there are the largest oil-companies, such as OAO «Rosneft», OAO «Gazprom Neft», OAO «TAIF-NK» and a number of leading domestic and foreign traders of oil cargo.

«BaltTransServis», LLC operates own train-formations on the routes of Russian Railways - North, Moscow, October, North-Caucasus.


JSC Federal Freight (a subsidiary of JSC Russian Railways) is one of the largest rail freight operators in Russia and ranks first in terms of managed fleet and cargo turnover in the INFOLine RAIL RUSSIA TOP operators rating.

The primary activity of the Company is the provision of rolling stock for transportation of goods, as well as the provision of transport and forwarding services. The wagon fleet operated by JSC Federal Freight has 152 thousand units of rolling stock (as of May 2017).

There are 7 branches and 9 transport service agencies of JSC Federal Freight in the Russian rail market, as well as representative offices in Moscow and the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The principles of work of JSC Federal Freight are a long-term partnership with customers, focus on continuous development and growth, high standards of quality of services provided, and individual approach to customers.

The mission of JSC Federal Freight is guaranteed and high-quality provision of consignors with rolling stock in the area of the 1520 gauge. The customers of the Company are the leaders of the Russian economy.