Pursuant to Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 843 dated June 29, 2019, starting from February 1, 2022, the toll in Platon Electronic Toll Collection system will be RUB 2.54 per km of run as part of the annual indexation. The current toll is RUB 2.34 per km of run.
According to the toll predictability program developed by the Ministry of Transport of Russia together with the carriers, half a year before a change in the toll, on July 16, 2021, the Federal Road Agency published the projected toll in Platon system. The toll is calculated annually from January 10 to January 20, taking into account information about the consumer price index for a previous year published by the Federal State Statistics Agency (Rosstat).
To date, more than 694,000 carriers have registered more than 1,588,000 vehicles weighing over 12 tons in Platon system, and a quarter of them is owned by foreign logistics companies.
By paying the toll through Platon system, the carriers provided the Federal Road Fund with more than RUB 159 billion. These funds are used for overhaul of public roadways of federal significance, e.g. from 2020 to 2022, in 23 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the works for expanding 600 km of roadways from two to four lanes, and in 44 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, overhaul of over 100 bridges and overpasses are in progress.
Together with these facilities, the total volume of roads repaired out of the funds of Platon system during its operation will increase to 3,300 km, and the number of bridgeworks will exceed 130. The detailed information about the road facilities built and rehabilitated out of the funds of Platon system is available at dorogi.platon.ru.
Apart from additional financing of construction, overhaul and corresponding improvement of the safety of roads and bridgeworks, Platon system allows to collect statistics and ensures the growth of the freight market transparency.