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The construction works for the FIFA World Cup 2018 are soon to be completed at the railway stations

The construction works for the FIFA World Cup 2018 are soon to be completed at the railway stations

11 cities-participants have started the construction work at their railway stations in order to be ready to host FIFA-2018 World Cup. The total amount of investment reaches 8.6 billion rubles.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Our team wishes you a Happy New Year and a wonderful holiday season. May this season and the coming year bring you lots of bright moments and colorful travels.

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RZD has extended the period of the ticket sales up to 90 days

RZD has extended the period of the ticket sales up to 90 days

The new rules for the tickets' sales are applicable for all long-distance trains and attachable carriages that operate within the territory of Russian Federation, with exception of trains operated by JSC "PKS", LLC "Tverskoi Express", OJSC TK "Grand Service Express", OJSC "Kuzbass Prigorod".

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Demand for 3rd class tickets during winter holidays will be satisfied completely

Demand for 3rd class tickets during winter holidays will be satisfied completely

Currently sales for 3rd class and seating carriages are stopped for departures after January 1st, 2018.

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 New stops added for Lastochka train on Veliky Novgorod to Petrozavodsk route

New stops added for Lastochka train on Veliky Novgorod to Petrozavodsk route

Starting from December, 10th "Lastochka" fast train N 819/820 will stop in Podberezye and Spasskaya Polist'. Also, by popular demand, passengers will be able to board the train at Irsa station in Kirishi.

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The schedule of the train 23/24 Moscow - Paris has been changed

The schedule of the train 23/24 Moscow - Paris has been changed

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The users' internet activity at the railway stations reached its record this summer

The users' internet activity at the railway stations reached its record this summer

The amount of internet traffic consumed during two summer months constituted 30% from the total amount of information downloaded during two last years of the agreement between Directory of the Railway Stations of LLC "RZD" and TransTeleCom Company. The agreement provides a free high-speed Wi-Fi connection at the stations.

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The Federal Passenger Company joins the celebration of the International Chess day

The Federal Passenger Company joins the celebration of the International Chess day

On 20th of July, the JSC "Federal Passenger Company" (an affiliate company of PLC "RZD"), the Russian Chess Federation and magazine "64-Chess Review" will hold a competition on the solution of a chess problem in the long-distance trains.

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The safety of passengers at the railway stations during FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be secured by the enhanced inspection measures

The safety of passengers at the railway stations during FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be secured by the enhanced inspection measures

During the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, an enhanced security check measures will come into force at the railway stations. Besides the establishment of additional checkpoints, the changes will also affect the logistics of the passengers flow within the railway stations' facilities. The temporary regulations will be set at 23 railway stations of the host cities of FIFA-2017 - in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.

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During the Russian Grand Prix "Formula-1", traveling with "Lastochka" trains will be free of charge

During the Russian Grand Prix "Formula-1", traveling with "Lastochka" trains will be free of charge

From 27th of April to 30th of April 2017, Sochi will host Russian Grand Prix "Formula-1". During the event's days the schedule of suburban "Lastochka" trains will change and will become free. On the route sections: Sochi - Imeretinsky Resort, Imeretinsky Resort - Aeroport, Sochi - Aeroport, the ticket barriers will function in the open mode.

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