Russian Railways Plan to Increase the Number of Tourist Trains in 2023 | Tourism

Russian railways want to increase the number of tourist trains in 2023, covering a large number of Russian regions, according to the railway holding’s Telegram channel. “We already have more than 25 tourist routes in our piggy bank, crossing more than 35 regions of the Russian Federation. All of them proved to be in high … Read more

Railway communication between Russia and Tajikistan will resume | Public transport | Society

Passenger trains between the Russian Federation and Tajikistan, which stopped running in March 2020 due to the coronavirus, will resume traffic on August 30, RIA Novosti reports citing Russian Railways. From August 30, train No. 329/330 Dushanbe – Volgograd will run – departure once a week from Dushanbe on Tuesdays, from Volgograd – on Fridays. … Read more

Volodin: now children under 7 years old in Russia can ride electric trains for free | Society

Since June 22, children under the age of seven have received the right to ride trains for free, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said on his Telegram channel. He explained that on Wednesday came into force the relevant law, which is valid in all regions of the Russian Federation. Parents must present the child’s birth … Read more

Passenger trains will be launched between Melitopol and Crimea from July 1 | In the world | Politics

From July 1, passenger trains will start running between Melitopol and Crimea in test mode. This was announced to RIA Novosti by the general director of the Melitopol Railways, Alexei Efremov. “This is a landmark event that will connect two regions for the first time in eight years,” Yefremov added. He stressed that the test … Read more

Putin approves free travel for children aged 5 to 7 in electric trains | In Russia | Politics

Russian leader Vladimir Putin signed a law on the free travel of children from five to seven years old in electric trains. The document, published on the official portal of legal information, amends the charter of railway transport. According to the authors of the initiative from the United Russia faction, it will contribute to the … Read more