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General Information

The Samara Region has a favorable geographical position at the crossroads of major international transport corridors "North-South" and "West-East".

As a part of the transport and logistics system of Russia, Samara transport hub is represented by all modes of transport except maritime, and has the ability to maintain Russian and international freight traffic to/from Kazakhstan, Middle and South-East Asia, Europe and China.

The region has a number of main railway lines linking the western, southern, south-western and eastern regions of the country. The Kuibyshev Railway as a branch of Russian Railways OJSC has advanced passenger, freight processing and repair complexes.

Kurumoch International Airport, which is a part of the Airports of Regions holding, is one of the largest in the Volga region, from which there are flights to domestic and international scheduled destinations. In 2015, Kurumoch International Airport served 2.2 million passengers. In August 2016, a railway service Samara – Kurumoch International Airport was opened.

The main waterway of the European part of Russia, the Volga River, flowing through the region provides river transport development. It gives access to a Unified Water System of the European Russia, access to the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea, and the Baltic Sea. There are functioning river ports in Samara and Togliatti. It is possible to use capacity of Syzran river port.