Types of Activities

FPC engages in:

  • Rail passenger services on domestic routes in the regulated sector using:
    • third-class open sleeping carriages
    • fourth-class seating carriages
    • motorised carriages
  • Rail passenger services on domestic routes in the deregulated sector using:
    • deluxe and saloon carriages
    • first-class sleeping compartment carriages
    • second-class sleeping compartment carriages
    • carriages with seats
    • “special order” passenger services and regular tourist trips
    • movement of third-party carriages on FPC trains on domestic routes
    • ensuring the mileage of cars of third-party companies in trains of JSC “FPC” in domestic communication
  • International long-distance passenger services:
    • passenger services on international routes
    • movement of third-party carriages on FPC trains running on international routes
  • Baggage, unaccompanied baggage, and mail transport:
    • baggage transport
    • unaccompanied baggage transport
    • movement of carriages for freight forwarders on FPC trains
  • Other lines of business:
    • repair and maintenance of clients’ rolling stock
    • providing additional services on trains
    • other types of activities:
    • leasing rolling stock
    • leasing real estate and equipment.
Operating revenues, RUB billion
EBITDA and EBITDA margin (including subsidies)The decline in the EBITDA margin as compared to 2017 was due to expenses (105.8% of the 2017 level) outstripping revenue growth (104.6% of the 2017 level) as a result of higher locomotive lease costs.
Total debt/EBITDA (including subsidies) ratio and total debt/revenue ratio

Competitive advantages of long-distance trains

Competitive advantages of FPC’s long-distance trains:

  • passenger safety
  • comfortable travel
  • provision for the carriage of passengers with special needs
  • children up to five years old travelling free of charge
  • minimum commission charged for ticket cancellation and reissue; cancellations and refunds can be processed via the website
  • increased baggage allowance: second-class sleeping compartment carriage – up to 36 kg; deluxe carriage – up to 50 kg
  • no lengthy check-in procedure and railway station proximity to centres of cities and other locations
  • an environmentally-friendly and safe mode of transport.