On 16 November 2918, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, as part of his visit to the city of Sumgayit, participated in the solemn ceremony devoted to the opening of a new railway station complex. Head of State, Ilham Aliyev cut the ribbon, thereby having symbolized the official opening of the complex.
On 14 January 2019, the OSJD Committee hosted a meeting between the delegations of the Republic of Korea headed by the Ms. Kim Hyun-mee, Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and Ms. Sun Mira, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, which included representatives of the Ministry, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Poland, KORAIL and other South Korean transport companies, on the one hand, and the OSJD Committee headed by its Chairman Tadeusz Szozda, Deputy Chairman Mikhail Vsevolozhskiy, Secretary Attila Kiss, who included chairmen/chairperson and specialists of the OSJD Commissions and Permanent Working Groups.
On 18 July 2018, a train loaded with flour was sent from the station of Kostanai along the route through the territories of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to Afghanistan.
Higher efficiency of work while maintaining the highest safety standards, shortening the ing on the tracks and stops over some of them. delivery time and simplifying sampling - this will be provided for PKP LHS by a new investment in the form of a mobile phyto-sanitary control system, which has just been commissioned at the Hrubieszów LHS station. This venture is a part of the investment process resulting from the creation of the New Silk Road.
On 24 May 2018 the populated area of Beskid in the Carpathians (Ukraine) witnessed an opening ceremony and putting into operation of a double-track Beskid railway tunnel.
"Training in the field of railway transportation: new challenges and opportunities for the growth of professional competencies"
On 22-23 October 2018, in Moscow, on the basis of the Russian University of Transport (RUT/ MIIT) , the OSJD International Conference "Training in the field of railway transportation: new challenges and opportunities for the growth of professional competencies" took place.
On 5 June 2018, Session XLVI of the OSJD Ministerial Conference has started its work in the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic, the city of Bishkek,. The Session is attended by ministers and authorized representatives of ministries and bodies responsible for railway transport of the OSJD member countries of the following states:
Session IV of the International Conference for the adoption of the text of the Convention on Direct International Railway Traffic (press-release)
In accordance with the decision of session III of the International Conference for the adoption of the text of the Convention on Direct International Railway Traffic (27 November – 1 December 2017, Warsaw, Republic of Poland), Session IV of the International Conference was held in Warsaw from 26 till 30 March 2018, which was attended by the delegations from the following OSJD member states:
On 12 March, in Riga, a meeting of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian national railway managers took place for the first time. Its result was an agreement to organise the ‘Amber Train’: an intermodal container train on the route Sestokai - Riga - Tallinn.
On 6 March 2018, the Chairman of the OSJD Committee, Mr. Tadeusz Szozda and the WCO Secretary General, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, signed in Brussels a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the cooperation between the two organisations.