Russian Railways, in Russian Российские железные дороги or РЖД, is Russia's state-owned railway company. РЖД logo

2003 – 2007

РЖД logo old

2007 –

Russian Railways 2007
Российские железные дороги 2007

Russian Railways got a new corporate identity in May 2007.

The new logo was a ligature of the companys initials in Russian, РЖД.

"The Company’s new trademark was developed so that it would be perceived not as an abbreviation but as an independent and complete graphic symbol not requiring translation into foreign languages." - Russian Railways annual report 2007[1][2]