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Russian Railways plans to create joint rail freight operator with India - First Deputy CEO

ANI | Updated: Oct 05, 2018 15:41 IST

New Delhi [India], October 5 (ANI/Sputnik) - Russian Railways and India plan to create a joint rail freight operator for boosting traffic of goods from India to Europe through Russia, the Russian company's First Deputy CEO, Alexander Misharin, said on Friday.
"The important area [of cooperation], which has been developing this year, is the organization of shipping, including in the North-South Transport Corridor, and the creation of a joint operator ... We believe that it is one of the most important aspects which will allow for significantly increasing the volumes of shipping and traffic of goods from India and Europe and in the opposite direction through the Russian territory," Misharin told reporters. (ANI/Sputnik)