RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) signed a new five-year agreement on February 19 with Evraz for the supply of 3.2 million tonnes rail products worth Roubles 111.7bn ($US 2bn) using a formula-based pricing system.
EVRAZ announced on December 20 that it has set up production of European 60 E1 100m-long raw or head-hardened rails.
EVRAZ has almost completed development of a new rail for use on the planned Moscow - Kazan high-speed line which is intended to have a maximum speed of 400km/h.
EVRAZ ZSMK has been granted a Technical Specification for Interoperability (TSI) certificate for its new type 54 E1 rails.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) has taken delivery of its first batch of Evraz 100m-long head-hardened rails for the Moscow - St Petersburg line.