On 11 February 2016, member companies of the Association of European Businesses (AEB) met Oleg Belozerov, President of Russian Railways. The meeting was headed by Philippe Pegorier, Chairman of the AEB Board.
Philippe Pegorier made a welcoming speech. He said that many AEB member companies are already Russian Railways partners, such as Alstom, Siemens, Vossloh, VR, Deutsche Bank, and NATEXIS. Successful commercial projects include Sapsan, Allegro, Lastochka and others.
"We want to further continue our cooperation and implement projects such as the Moscow to Kazan highway. We are also ready to increase the degree of localisation if there is product demand and sufficient production volume", said Philippe Pegorier.
Oleg Belozerov presented the work of the "RZD" company to participants. Among the promising areas of cooperation, he mentioned the development of innovative techniques and technologies for rail transport, the creation of joint projects for the exchange of experience and training of experts, the development of international transport corridors, as well as the introduction of international railway standarts.
At the end of the meeting, Oleg Belozerov answered questions from the participants.
Photo: Oleg Belozerov, President of Russian Railways.