The Allegro train is a high-speed electric train operating on the St. Petersburg to Helsinki route since December 2010. The train's cars were produced by Alstom and have a number of unique features designed to work on both the Finnish and Russian railway networks. The trip from St. Petersburg to Helsinki takes 3 hours 27 min. There are up to four trains daily. The train consists of 7 carriages and has a maximum operating speed of 220 km/h. Each individual seat on the Allegro is equipped with a folding table, adjustable backrest, individual lighting, a 220V socket between seats, a place for coats, a footrest and storage pockets for newspapers and magazines. First and second-class seats are available on the train. First class seats are made from leather and arranged in two rows (1+2). The price of a first class ticket includes use of a self-service zone with tea and coffee, newspapers and magazines and radio headphones. Second class seats are arranged in two rows with two seats on each side. The restaurant offers passengers drinks, snacks and hot meals. There are three carriages with special features: Carriage #2 has special seats equipped for disabled passengers, Carriage #6 has seats for passengers traveling with pets and Carriage #7 has a playground for children. Smoking is not allowed on board. NOTE: Border crossing formalities are carried out in the train during the trip. Passengers traveling with e-visas to St. Petersburg cannot enter or exit Russia using this train!