Joint Stock Company "Russian Railways" (JSC "RZD")Russian Railways is a Russian state-owned vertically integrated company, both managing infrastructure and operating freight and passenger train services.
As a socially responsible company, Russian Railways bases its human resources policy on long-term investment in personnel. Russian Railways invests heavily in staff development, supporting a broad educational and training network specialising in the railway industry, and providing student scholarships. The company’s facilities range from pre-school establishments and schools to study centres, universities, and R&D institutes specialising in railway transport and engineering - including 17 study centres and 33 technical railway centres.
Through its environmental programme, Russian Railways has successfully reduced the emission of pollutants into the air, water and ground in recent years, while increasing productivity. By making rail an attractive alternative to airline routes, Russian Railways is allowing Russians to cut back on air travel and reduce their environmental impact.