‘Transport & Logistics Centers’ Federal Project Management
“The Transport & Logistics Centers" Federal Project was formed as the part of the “Comprehensive Plan to Modernize and Expand the Transportation Mainlines’ Infrastructure for the period up to 2024” in accordance with the paragraph 15a of the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of May 7, 2018 No. 204 “On National Goals and Strategic Priorities of Development of the Russian Federation for the Period up to 2024”, which stipulates improvement of freight transportation on the transport corridors "West- East" and "North-South", including through creation of core freight multimodal transport & logistics centers. The goal and objectives of the Federal Project are in line with the goals, main objectives and priorities of the Russian Government's policy in the field of scientific, technological and socio-economic development in the medium term, as defined by the "Basic activities of the Government of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2024".
The action plan for implementation of the Federal Project envisages deployment of the core network of nodal freight multimodal transport & logistics centers, located in regions of economic growth, including ports’ areas in the Baltic, Pacific and Azov-Black Seas’ basins, and organization on the basis of this network of regular lines (with fixed schedules) intermodal (container & contrailer) and high-speed freight transportation along main traffic routes.
It is also should be noted, that the Russian Federation is the party of the numerous international agreements and projects, such as the ‘European Agreement on Important International Combined Transport Lines and Related Installations (AGTC)’, ‘Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network’, ‘Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports’, ‘Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network’, ‘Intergovernmental Agreement on the International North-South Transport Corridor’, ‘Trans-European Railway (TER) project’, ‘Euro-Asia Transport Links (EATL) project’, and others.