Date of Birth: February 6, 1940. d.Kalinino Vodeynopolskogo district of Leningrad region
Vodeynopolsky Railway College and graduated in 1958.
Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers - in 1965.
He graduated from the Leningrad Higher Party School.
His professional biography started as a stoker in the depot at the station Kandalaksha.
He worked as an assistant locomotive engineer, foreman and master groups to repair locomotives, head of department, deputy chief of the depot, chief of the depot.
Since 1975. Party work - occupied the post of the second, then first secretary of Party Committee of Kandalaksha.
From 1984-1988 he. - Head of the Murmansk branch of the October Road.
1988-1996 he. - Head of the October Railway.
Was chairman of the Board of Directors of RAO "High-speed highway and the bank" Baltic ".
Since 1994 - Member of the Board of the Ministry of Railways RF.
Since August 1996. April 1997. - Minister of Transport of Russia. Dossier on Zaitseva AA