Decisions to attract lease financing are made by the Company based on the general principles of the debt policy taking into account IFRS approaches for assessing the level of financial debt.
Lease obligations as of the end of 2014 RUB 42.3 bln
Track maintenance equipment leased in 2014 for a total of RUB 22.8 bln
Lease payments in 2014 RUB 14.3 bln
The Company is currently implementing a programme called ‘Renovation of track maintenance equipment in 2012–2016’ using the leasing mechanism.
Following an open competition in 2012, a long-term lease agreement was concluded with VEB Leasing for the supply of track maintenance equipment manufactured by the Remputmash plant in Kaluga worth a total of RUB 90.6 bln including VAT in
The track maintenance equipment supplied under the leasing agreement is being used for routine railway infrastructure maintenance work.
Track maintenance equipment worth a total of RUB 48.8 bln including VAT was leased in
As of 1 January 2014, Russian Railways had total lease obligations of RUB 27.3 bln including VAT.
A total of RUB 14.3 bln including VAT was spent on lease payments in the reporting year.
Total lease obligations with maturity prior to 2024 amounted to RUB 42.3 bln including VAT as of 31 December 2014.