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GENERAL INFORMATION

The Russian Highways State Company (Avtodor) is a global infrastructure investment holding that actively develops and operates motorways, highways and roadside infrastructure by applying a wide range of public-private partnership mechanisms, improves the road quality and comfort for users, and makes road construction and operation less expensive.

The roads that are in the trust management of the State Company include:

M-1 Belarus,
M-3 Ukraine,
M-4 Don,
M-11 Moscow – St. Petersburg Highway, and
Central Ring Road of Moscow Region.

The total length is 3139 km. The tollway network is 1071 km long. The Russian Highways State Company is a founder of ITSONROAD International Conference. ITSONROAD has become one of the most important events in Russia for those interested in promotion of innovative technologies and services employed in the existing transport systems. http://itsonroads.com/en/

HISTORY

The Russian Highways State Company (Avtodor) was established according to the Federal Law No 145-FZ dated 17 July 2009.

The total length of the roads in the trust management of the State Company:
2010 – 2083.4 km,
2014 – 2860 km,
2018 – 2936 km.

Today the Russian Highways State Company is a global infrastructure investment holding implementing strategic goals of the government and society, including through attracting investments in the construction sector and working on design, construction and operation of motorways and highways, as well as roadside infrastructure in the Russian Federation. It is also the largest toll road operator in Russia.

MISSION

The Russian Highways State Company (Avtodor) is a company that runs major infrastructure projects related to construction, development and operation of motorway and highway networks, ensuring economic, social and territorial development of the country’s regions.

The State Company builds new modern motorways and highways, providing road users with safe, fast and comfortable transportation and ensuring high level of maintenance service along the entire road length.

The State Company attracts extra-budgetary investments in the implementation of long-term infrastructure projects of social significance, ensuring their efficiency and transparency.

The State Company offers the government and the market best investment projects in the transport sector, drawing on its unrivalled experience and reputation as a leader in the public-private partnership, high competence of its staff, specifics of the Company’s legal regulation, efficiency in carrying out large-scale projects, ability to respond effectively to external challenges, considerable financial resources and capacity to attract extra-budgetary funding sources.

TOLLING

The State Company manages both open-type (М-1, М-3, М-4) and closed-type (М-11) toll highway sections.

The State Company engages in distribution of electronic payment means as DSRC on-board units (OBU) branded T-Pass.

Payment types

Toll highway users can pay for passage using the following payment methods:

  • Cash (RUB);
  • Bank card;
  • Electronic Toll Collection (T-Pass).

Vehicle classification

On subordinate toll highways, the payments are collected according to one of the four vehicle classes:

Class 1 – Height: H≤2; Number of axles: 2+;
Class 2 – Height: 2<H<2.6; Number of axles: 2+;
Class 3 – Height: H≥2.6; Number of axles: 2;
Class 4 – Height: H≥2.6; Number of axles: 3+.

Interoperability

The State Company developed the interoperability concept combining user charge systems of independent toll highway operators throughout the Russian Federation. From September of 2016 to May of 2018, agreements for inter-operator cooperation were signed with all leading toll highway operators: highways М-3 «Ukraine», М-4 «Don», М-11 «Moscow – Saint Petersburg», М-1 «Minsk» and Western High-Speed Diameter in Saint-Petersburg.

FUTURE TRENDS

One of Avtodor’s key objectives is to provide safety on roads and protect the lives of drivers, passengers and pedestrians. The State Company implements its policy in compliance with the “National Road Safety Strategy 2018–2024” adopted by the Russian Federation to achieve a ‘zero road traffic accident’ rate by 2030. From 2013 to 2017 inclusive, accident rates on the highways of the State Company decreased by 21%, and severe accidents by 31%. And this trend has been maintained. Avtodor expects to decrease the casualty rates by half by 2020.

One of the purposes of the establishment and the activity of the State Company is to develop highway service facilities positioned in right of way zones and at roadsides along the State Company’s highways. The program of Avtodor for the period until 2021 stipulates that the State Company’s highways must include mixed-use highway service zones.

Till 2020, The State Company plans to open three new toll sections on М-11 Highway.

Multi-Lane Free Flow Tolling (MLFF)

Before 2020, The State Company also plans to implement the Central Ring Road (CRR) project. It will be the first highway in Russia with MLFF tolling system. In order to implement the system, The State Company developed proposals regarding changes in the legislation of the Russian Federation which were approved by the State Transport Commission of Russian Federation.

C-ITS

The State Company is an ardent supporter of measures on creation of a corporate information system. Its implementation is scheduled for the period before 2020.

NETWORK

STATISTICS

Data as for 01/01/2016 (Source: 2016 Statistical Bulletin). Their data have not been updated ever since.

Companies Km   Toll revenues
3 526,21   Euros (million) 55,502
         
Traffic (Average daily)   Payment means
Light vehicles 115687   Toll stations 18
Heavy vehicles 30302   Toll lanes 184
Total 145989   ETC lanes 34
      ETC subscribers 80784
Services      
Service areas 0   (1) Currently, State Company 'Avtodor' manages a total network of more than 2720,3 km, 526,2 km of which are tolled
Fuel stations 42   (2) Preliminary value for 2015 (exchange rate 1 EUR = 67,70 RUB)
Restaurants 45    
Hotels 11      
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State Company "Russian Highways" (AVTODOR)

Strastnoy Blvd, 9
RU-127006 Moscow
T : +7 495 727 11 95
F : +7 495 784 68 04
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W : www.ruhw.ru


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