The government Commission on transport discussed the issue of providing suburban passenger transport in 2015 and 2016, as well as issues of cooperation of Russian regions with Russian Railways and suburban passenger companies.
MOSCOW, 28 Dec. Russian Railways together with the regions before January 20, 2016 mandated to provide a report on the tariffs for commuter rail services by 2016, according to the website of the government following the meeting of the governmental Commission on transport.
“It was entrusted to JSC “RZD” together with the subjects of the Russian Federation until January 20, 2016, to report on tariff and budgetary decisions taken by the regions in respect of commuter rail services in 2016″, — stated in the message.
The Commission also discussed the issue of providing suburban passenger transport in 2015 and 2016, as well as issues of cooperation of Russian regions with Russian Railways and suburban passenger companies.
It was decided that the rules of granting and distribution in 2016 other inter-budget transfers to constituent entities of the Russian Federation on the implementation of regional programmes in the road sector include the transfers in the amount of: 70% of annual volume of other inter-budget transfers in compliance with the basic conditions of reception and 30% subject to the approval of such provision by the governmental Commission on transport.
In addition, the meeting discussed the issue of providing in 2016, the regions other intergovernmental transfers to achieve the targets for development and to increase the capacity of the network of public roads. The transport Ministry was instructed to finalize rules for the allocation of transfers.