The Strizh train ('swift') is a high-speed electric train operating on the Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod route since September 2015. The train's cars were produced by Patentes Talgo S.L. and have a number of unique features. The trip from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod takes 3 hours 35 min. There are up to seven trains daily. The train makes 2 two-minutes stops: in Vladimir and Dzerzhinskaya.
The train consists of 18 carriages of different classes: Five VIP 1st class sleeping carriages, two 1st class carriages with seats and nine carriages with 2nd class seats. There is a bistro car and a restaurant car on board. All cars are equipped with air conditioning, vacuum toilets, individual lighting and 220V sockets. Safety of passengers on the whole route is ensured by security officers or railway police. Carriage electronic equipment is supervised through a satellite-based security and communications control system. All cars are equipped with fire alarms.