The Innorail program - an outstanding network of railway expertise and know-how in Kouvola, Finland. This program integrates research, development and education activities, business life and logistics service development, as well as railway technology and culture into one multi-element system.
In 2006 "Field Operation Management" Department was invited to take part in this program. Professor Nesterov V.L. and associate professor Timuhina E.N. headed this project. In the end of 2006 Timuhina E.N. visited Kymenlaakso University of Applied Science, Finland. She did research and made comparative analysis on the topics: "The yards role in railway logistics" and "The Urals transport infrastructure". She also studied the educational programs and training methods of railway specialists.