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The new speed train to connect Nizhny Novgorod and Novgorod Veliky

The new speed train to connect Nizhny Novgorod and Novgorod Veliky

The new speed train 41/42 will start operating on the route between Nizhny Novgorod and Novgorod Veliky on the daily basis. The departure will be taking place at 16:25 from Nizhny Novgorod, with arrival to the Novgorod Veliky on the next day at 06:24. From the Novgorod Veliky, the train will be leaving at 21:20 and will be arriving at the Nizhny Novgorod next day at 09:59.

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The new old route from St. Petersburg to Berlin

The new old route from St. Petersburg to Berlin

Russia and Germany would like to start a new railway service connecting St. Petersburg and Berlin. The new route is planned to go through Kaliningrad. For the project, sides would like to use the existing railways in Poland and Baltic states.

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Tickets sales for Allegro trains to be open 90 days in advance

Tickets sales for Allegro trains to be open 90 days in advance

By request of the passengers, traveling between St. Petersburg and Helsinki on Allegro trains, it will be possible to purchase tickets for this route 90 days before the departure date, starting from 1st of January 2019.

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OJSC RZD launches an evening train "Lastochka" on the route St. Petersburg - Pskov

OJSC RZD launches an evening train "Lastochka" on the route St. Petersburg - Pskov

OJSC RZD decided to launch additional evening trains "Lastochka" between St. Petersburg and Pskov. The passangers have been requesting the company to ease the connection between these cities. Facing the growing demand, OJSC RZD has planned to add two additional evening trains, which would operate under the numbers 811/812.

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The Results of the FIFA World Cup 2018

The Results of the FIFA World Cup 2018

On 15th of July, with the match between France and Croatia, has ended the FIFA World Cup 2018, with the victory of Franch national team. And Croatia has shown its best achievement in 20 years by taking the silver medal.

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All travel documents with departure in August and later will have travel time indicated according to the local time zone

All travel documents with departure in August and later will have travel time indicated according to the local time zone

Starting from the 1st of August, the RZD Holding will change the time properties indicated on the train tickets. The departure and arrival time starting from this date would be indicated according to the local time, including the additional information regarding the time difference with Moscow.

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Sapsan trains have developed a special menu for the FIFA-2018

Sapsan trains have developed a special menu for the FIFA-2018

The "Football" menu has been developed by the team of chef-cooks Sergey Shihov and Maxim Repin, who are in charge of the Sapsan train's menus. They have re-thought and adapted for serving on board the main course dishes, appetizers, and desserts, of different cuisines. In total have been developed and will be served 18 dishes.

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More than two thousand volunteers are going to help at the Railway stations during the FIFA World Cup 2018

More than two thousand volunteers are going to help at the Railway stations during the FIFA World Cup 2018

Over two thousands city volunteers will be helping at the 31 railway stations in 11 host cities of the Championship. Their main duties will be to assist with boarding and getting off the train, helping people with disabilities, directing passengers at the railway stations.

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Travel with 50% discount from St. Petersburg to Nizhniy Novgorod in March

Travel with 50% discount from St. Petersburg to Nizhniy Novgorod in March

From 1 of March till 11th of March it is possible to travel with "Sapsan" trains from St. Petersburg to Nizhniy Novgorod with the 50% discount.

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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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