Scientific and Expertise Publications Research Reports 3
Karamysheva, Marina; Henttu, Ville; Hilmola, Olli-Pekka
Lappeenranta University of Technology
The main aims of the present report are to describe the current state of railway transport in Russia, and to gather standpoints of Russian private transportation logistics sector towards the development of new railway connection called Rail Baltica Growth Corridor, connecting North-West Russia with Germany through the Baltic States and Poland.
North-West Russia plays important role not only in Russian logistics, but also wider European markets as in container sea ports handling is approx. 2.5 mill. TEU p.a. and handling volume in all terminals is above 190 million tons p.a. neighbourhood countries belonging to EU.