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"Lastochka" trains are servicing new route

"Lastochka" trains are servicing new route

The first speed trains "Lastochka" have arrived from St. Petersburg to Pechory on 3rd of August. The trip duration of a one-way journey is 4 hours 15 minutes.

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The waiting lounge for the people with disabilities has opened at Kazansky Railway Station

The waiting lounge for the people with disabilities has opened at Kazansky Railway Station

Kazansky station in Moscow has opened the waiting lounge for people with disabilities.

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The flooding in the Irkutsk region. Russian Railways provides assistance to the victims.

The flooding in the Irkutsk region. Russian Railways provides assistance to the victims.

Starting from 27th of June, in the Irkutsk region, brought into force the emergency situation regime. The automobile infrastructure has been partly destroyed due to the flood; the Tulun bridge, and federal route Krasnoyarks - Irkutsk are temporarily closed. Though, the railways have not been affected.

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The Sapsan train became a venue of the TEDx Conference

The Sapsan train became a venue of the TEDx Conference

Today, on board of the Sapsan train 760 from Moscow to St.Petersburg, for the first time, has been held TEDxSalon.

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The Russian Railways' plans for the "Compartment for Children" pilot project

The Russian Railways' plans for the "Compartment for Children" pilot project

The Russian Railways considers launching a new service with a special setting for passengers with kids "Compartment for Children".

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The Victory Train to depart from Rizhsky station 9th of May

The Victory Train to depart from Rizhsky station 9th of May

The annual event "The Victory Train" will be held on the 9th of May. The retro train carried by the steam locomotive of the 20th century will take passengers across the combat sights of the battle of Moscow.

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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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