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Alstom and Russian Railways sign an agreement to develop infrastructure projects

20/06/2014

Henri Poupart-Lafarge, President of Alstom Transport, and Sergey Pavlov, General Director of Russian Railways (RZD) signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) to conduct railway projects on the international market using their joint expertise.

The MoU includes cooperation in the field of technical consulting services, management of infrastructure projects, design of modern infrastructure facilities, quality assurance and quality control of construction works, exchange of knowhow and cutting edge technologies.

“The unique expertise of RZD International in the construction and service of railway infrastructure in different geological and climatic conditions, coupled with Alstom’s cutting edge infrastructure design and technologies, will allow us to bring the best of global practices to our customers worldwide,” said Henri Poupart-Lafarge.

RZD International is currently carrying out a major project for the modernization of railway infrastructure in Serbia, and is targeting the infrastructure market in South and Central America, Africa and Southeast Asia.

Henri Poupart-Lafarge and Sergey Pavlov signed a MoU