Since the Company was founded, no traffic incidents (train crashes, accidents) have happend through FPC’s fault.
Consistent efforts to reduce the number of incidents connected with a breach of traffic or railway safety rules are an integral part of the Transport Strategy Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1734-r On the Transport Strategy of the Russian Federation dated 22 November 2008. for Guaranteed Security and Reliability of Transportation Process in the Russian Federation for the Period until 2030.
FPC exceeded its traffic safety target by 72% (0.0026 incidents per one million train-kilometres, with the incident threshold of 0.0092 across RZD Holding) and by 20% year-on-year (4 incidents in 2016 and 5 in 2015).
In 2016, the Company reduced the total number of failures by 36% (58 failures in 2016, 90 failures in 2015).
Higher safety and stable traffic safety targets resulted, among other things, from:
- implementation of FPC's Action Plan to Improve Traffic Safety Measures and to Achieve Accident Reduction Targets;
- on-schedule delivery of the Action Plan to Ensure Functional Traffic Safety on the Infrastructure of JSC RZD;
- 9 technical audits and 7 inspections conducted in FPC’s branches and their structural units to ensure traffic safety, monitor elimination of revealed defects, and develop corrective actions;
- 69 technical audits of repair and maintenance processes conducted in structural units of FPC’s branches, including 34 scheduled audits, 10 ad-hoc audits and 25 tracking audits.