Russian Railways Logistics delivers Volkswagen vehicles for Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Russian Railways Logistics started delivery of Volkswagen vehicles for Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in cooperation with RailTransAuto, another subsidiary of Russian Railways Holding.

First Skoda Yeti autos were dispatched from Kostarikha station of Gorky Railway in September. Over 300 vehicles are planned to be delivered by the end of November. Within this project VW Crafter minibuses for transportation of volunteers and Olympics fans will be forwarded by rail from Nizhniy Novgorod to Sochi by rail.

In the framework of the project RTA provides the rolling stock, whereas RZD Logistics acts as a consigner and provides auto delivery to handling terminal, offers storing, loading, fixing and consignment document issuing services.

ABOUT Russian Railways Logistics

JSC Russian Railways Logistics was founded in 2010 for the purpose of development of logistics business within “Russian Railways” Holding. In cooperation with Russian Railways subsidiaries and leading global transportation companies RZD logistics offers high-quality delivery solutions for its customers all over the world.

In 2012 the company organized transportation of 3.3 mn tons of cargo against 1.5 mn tons in 2011. Net profit of the company of amounted to RUB97.2 mn in 2011.

Russian Railways Logistics offers rail, road and sea-freight, intermodal transportation, storage and terminal handling, customs and insurance services, supply chain management.

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