Russian Railways and Galaktika Corporation to cooperate on software import substitution
Russian Railways and the Galaktika Corporation have signed an agreement on cooperation
in the field of information technology.
The document was signed by Yevgeny Charkin, Director for Information Technology
at Russian Railways, and Anton Malkov, Board Member of the Galaktika Corporation.
The cooperation agreement is aimed at implementing the import substitution strategy
for foreign software, developing and implementing domestic software solutions and
creating information systems in the interests of the Russian Railways’ holding
company that are equal to the best foreign analogues in terms of their functionality,
reliability, scalability and security.
"We regard Russian developers as reliable partners in the implementation of our
comprehensive Digital Railways programme, which is aimed at improving the efficiency
and safety of the transportation process," said Evgeny Charkin, Information Technology
Director at Russian Railways.
"Predictive analytics, repair management, facility maintenance, controlling the
state of equipment and reliability management are some of the important elements of
the modern technologies underpinning the Digital Railways programme. We are very pleased
that our products have received such a high appraisal from the experts at the largest
infrastructure company in Russia and hope for a further expansion of cooperation in
the interests of Russian Railways,” said Anton Malkov, Member of the Board at