May 30, 2012
On May 30 in Sochi, the VII International Railway Business Forum ‘Strategic Partnership 1520’ began. Upon arriving at the Forum, the official delegation began by becoming acquainted with the future Olympic capital, by visiting the local railway infrastructure that, in 2014, will provide for the transportation between the different Olympic venues. Not only Russian railroad came to Sochi for this year’s Forum, but also industry professionals from neighbouring countries and those further abroad, including India, Australia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, as well as others. The President of OAO RZhD (Russian Railways), Vladimir Yakunin, headed the delegation.