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Russian Railways presents modernized second class cabin

Russian Railways presents modernized second class cabin

The new carriages have been developed by the Transmashholding for the Russian Railways. The presentation of the modernized 2nd class cabin takes place at the Rizhskiy Railway Station in Moscow.

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Russian Railways has opened ticket sales 120 days in advance

Russian Railways has opened ticket sales 120 days in advance

In response to the numerous requests of passengers, Russian Railways continue to increase the sales opening time for the long-distance domestic trains. Starting from the 1st of April, the sales opening day is increased up to 120 days in advance for several popular routes.

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Russian Railways plans to establish a suburban train connection between St. Petersburg and Finland

Russian Railways plans to establish a suburban train connection between St. Petersburg and Finland

The Russian Railways now works on a route map for the suburban trains, which should connect St. Petersburg and neighboring Finnish cities: Imatra and Lappeenranta. It is estimated that the realization of this plan might take three years.

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From skies to earth: superiority of the speed trains

From skies to earth: superiority of the speed trains

According to the calculations of the Infrastructure Economics Centre (IEC), the speed trains might become not only the fastest but also the cheapest means of transport for the distances up to 1000 kilometers. They IEC made their estimations based on the route from Moscow to Kazan.

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Krasnoyarsk renovates the Railway Station for the XXIX Winter Universiade 2019

Krasnoyarsk renovates the Railway Station for the XXIX Winter Universiade 2019

The major preparation works for the XXIX Winter Universiade Krasnoyarsk 2019 has been completed at the Railway Station. Smart railway, and smart passenger notification systems, as well as the entrance control system, which works in coherence with the requirements of the transportation security have been implemented as part of the technological renovation.

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The non-refundable tickets would allow to save up to 20% from the ride

The non-refundable tickets would allow to save up to 20% from the ride

Starting from 20th of January, the Federal Passenger Company would suggest the passengers use special "non-refundable" tariff for the 1st, 2nd classes and for the carriages with seats. The cost of the journey with the non-refundable tariff will be lower, comparing to the "refundable".

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Russian Railways is working on redesign of the interiors of the passenger trains

Russian Railways is working on redesign of the interiors of the passenger trains

The OJSC Russian Railways, which has presented the new updated 3rd class carriage, is now working on the development of the new interior design of the 2nd and 1st class carriages along with other segments of the one-decker and double-decker trains. The general director of the Federal Passenger Company (the subsidiary of the Russian Railways for long-distance passenger transport) Petr Ivanov has given further comments on this topic.

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From St. Petersburg to the Mountain Park Ruskeala with the New Speed Train

From St. Petersburg to the Mountain Park Ruskeala with the New Speed Train

The high-speed trains "Lastochka" will connect the capital of the Karelia region Sortavala and the gems of South Karelia: Mountain Park Ruskeala, Valaam Island, the waterfall "White Bridges" with St. Petersburg.

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The steam trains are again in use in Tver region

The steam trains are again in use in Tver region

On the railway line in Tver region, which connects Bologoe and Ostashkov, every Saturday, starting from 29th of September, the suburban train is carried by a steam locomotive. For the first time, starting from 1976th the steam trains are used for the regular passenger transportation on the territory of modern Russia.

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The new smart notification system will appear on 48 railway stations by the end of 2018

The new smart notification system will appear on 48 railway stations by the end of 2018

By the end of 2018, 48 largest train stations will be equipped with a modern automated notification system.

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