The express suburban trains are now available in Caucasian Mineral Waters

The express suburban trains are now available in Caucasian Mineral Waters

Starting from September the towns within Caucasian Mineral Waters have been connected with the suburban express trains "Lastochka". They cover the distances between the station twice faster compared to the regular trains.

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Russian Railways service tests compartments for children

Russian Railways service tests compartments for children

The train with new formation has departed from Moscow to Anapa. Each second class carriage has been equipped with a compartment for children. Russian Railways will test the new service during one month.

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The Charity Run "Reaching the Goal!" in Moscow

The Charity Run "Reaching the Goal!" in Moscow

During the Railroad Day in Moscow has been organized the Charity Run "Reaching the Goal!". The participants could join the races for 500 m (children's), 1520 meters, 5 km, and 10 km.

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The gauge change on Sakhalin Island's railway line

The gauge change on Sakhalin Island's railway line

The full-scale modernization on the Sakhalin railway with the gauge width 1067 mm has been started in 2003. The third stage of the final milestone of the gauge change to the with of 1520 mm is currently being completed on Sakhalin island.

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UNESCO/IFAP International conference in Yakutsk

UNESCO/IFAP International conference in Yakutsk

Today is the final day of the High-level UNESCO/IFAP International conference “Preservation of World’s Languages and Development of Linguistic Diversity in Cyberspace: Context, Policies, Practices”, held in Yakutsk from 1st of July till 4th of July.

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The Students' Teams would work on board of the Russian Trains

The Students' Teams would work on board of the Russian Trains

Traditionally, during the summer season, the students' teams are engaged in work at the long-distance trains. This summer, over 9 thousand students of the higher and vocational educational institutions from 54 Russian regions will receive a conductor's position on trains operated by Federal Passenger Company (FPC).

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Russian Railways has prepared for the summer season

Russian Railways has prepared for the summer season

For the summer season, Russian Railways has expanded its destination network, prepared 274 new carriages and planned to renovate 537 additional carriages.

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Russian Railways are willing to implement Aeroexpress project in St. Petersburg

Russian Railways are willing to implement Aeroexpress project in St. Petersburg

The necessity of the Aeroexpress to Pulkovo has been discussed for a long time in Smolniy, though none of the investors have taken the initiative to implement it, yet. The Russian Railways has expressed its interest in a construction project of Aeroexpress to Pulkovo.

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"The clean railways" initiative in Vladivostok region

"The clean railways" initiative in Vladivostok region

Traditionally, during the Springtime, the railway workers of the Primorye region begin their preparation for the summer season with annual cleaning of the railway lines from the litter.

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Railway stations are hosting Regional Natural History Exhibitions

Railway stations are hosting Regional Natural History Exhibitions

The exhibitions dedicated to the Regional Natural History are hosted at the Leningradsky station in Moscow, and at the main stations in Tver, and Vyshny Volochyok.

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The Russian Railways plans to open tickets' sales 120 days in advance

The Russian Railways plans to open tickets' sales 120 days in advance

In 2019, the Russian Railway plans to increase the sales frame for the train tickets up to 120 days. The General Director of the JSC "Federal Passenger Company" Petr Ivanov has made this statement on Monday.

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The Russian Railways offers online Lost and Found Service

The Russian Railways offers online Lost and Found Service

The Lost and Found Service has been launched on 5th of March 2019. All passengers of the Long-distance trains with managing company AO "FPK" can use this service on the official website of the Russian Railways.

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How to save on rail tickets?

How to save on rail tickets?

The Russian Railways form their pricing policy based on demand and seasonality. Sometimes, but rarely, passengers are also offered with special prices for certain seats and train routes. Though, in this article we would like to share with you several tips on how to purchase tickets at a more competitive price, considering the time of purchase and demand.

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The Baikal Ice Skating Marathon to start off in March

The Baikal Ice Skating Marathon to start off in March

The Baikal International Ice Skating Marathon, Russia's most exotic footrace, will be held from 1st till 3rd of March. The Ice skating race will go on frozen water of Baikal Lake, with the starting point at the settlement Sakhyurta of the Irkutsk region, at the Bazarnaya Bay.

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The modernized Platzkart carriage is planned to be tested by the end of 2019

The modernized Platzkart carriage is planned to be tested by the end of 2019

According to the press-service of the Federal Passenger Company, the first updated Platzkart (3rd class) carriage has been released at the Tambov plant.

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