Moscow - Berlin 'Strizh' train covers the distance of 1900 km and goes through 4 countries: Russia, Belarus, Poland, and Germany.
The train made its first run on December, 17th 2016 from Kursky Station in Moscow. First departure from Berlin took place on December, 18th 2016.
It is the first passenger train to be equipped with a wheel system automatically adjusting to European gauge. It helps to cut the travel time on Moscow - Berlin route from 24 hours 49 minutes to 20 hours 14 minutes and Berlin - Moscow from 25 hours 59 minutes to 20 hours 35 minutes.
The train departs twice a week: on Saturday and Sunday from Moscow and on Sunday and Monday from Berlin. It goes through Smolensk, Orsha, Minsk, Brest, Terespol, Warsaw, Poznan, Rzepin and Frankfurt (Oder).
The carriages are manufactured by Patentes Talgo S.L. (Spain).
Each train has 20 Carriages:
5 second class carriages with cabins for 4 passengers;
4 first class carriages with cabins for 2 people;
5 VIP carriages with cabins for 2 people equipped with private shower and WC and also cabins for disabled passengers and those who accompany them;
2 carriages with first class seats;
2 service carriages on each end of the train.
Electronic registration is available for all stations no later than 1 hours prior to departure from Moscow/Berlin.
NOTE: The train crosses Belarus on its route. You will need to receive a Belarus transit visa to cross Belarus! NOTE: Although electronic tickets are available on this train, for certain tariffs, such as single tariff and family tariff, only paper tickets can be issued
Once you have your tickets, look forward to a wonderful, smooth
and enjoyable journey through the Russian countryside.
Buy your ticket safely and securely and then sit back
and enjoy the ride!
A portion of your order will goes to helping underprivileged Russian children.