|Predecessor(s)||Russian Ministry of the Means of Communication (MPS of Russia) (1992-2004)
People's Commissariat/Ministry of the Means of Communication (Soviet Union) (1923–1991)
People's Commissariat of the Means of Communication (Russian SFSR) (1917-1923)
|Key people||Vladimir Yakunin|
JSC Russian Railways (JSC RZD)(Russian: Российские железные дороги (РЖД), Rossiyskie zheleznye dorogi (RZhD)) is a Russian vertically integrated company, both managing infrastructure and operating freight and passenger train services. In 2012 it became one of the three largest transport companies in the world. The company was established on September 18, 2003, when a decree was passed to separate the railways from the Russian Ministry of the Means of Communication (MPS) (1992-2004, dissolved).
Full name — Open Joint Stock Company Russian Railways with headquarters in Moscow at Novaya Basmannaya str., 2. The operating units of the central part of the staff are at Kalanchevskaya str., 35. The president of the company is Vladimir Yakunin since June 14, 2005.
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