icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm
30 Jul, 2008 09:53

Deutsche Bahn sell off has lessons for Russian Railways

Deutsche Bahn sell off has lessons for Russian Railways

The President of Russian Railways, Vladimir Yakunin, wants to sell stakes in everything it owns over the next two years except the track network.

Experts told Business Today the sale of Russia's rolling stock, that's locomotives, freight and passenger cars, could raise up to $10 Billion dollars.

Yakunin's model for the IPOs is Deutsche Bahn. Almost one quarter of Germany's rail operator is to be sold in November. Vladimir Yakunin the move has lessons for Russian Railways.

Taking into consideration the experience of Deutsche Bahn, everything but infrastructure can be IPO'd. But for that, we should finish the 3rd phase of the reformation of Russian Railways.