Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Representatives Of Russian Tourism Have Paid Attention To Disabled Persons
7.09.2011 11:26
Representatives Of Russian Tourism Have Paid Attention To Disabled Persons

Most hotels of St. Petersburg have special rooms for invalids, but , unfortunately, their number is very small. So, it is a problem to accomodate one group in a hotel. Russian Museum and St. Isaac Cathedral are equipped with special elevators and ramps. However, disabled persons still can't enter Hermitage from the side of Palace Square and river cruises are also inaccessible for them.

      Transportation of invalids is an important problem too. The city can't offer any alternatives : the number of special buses for such people is extremely small. The government of the city is discussing projects of invalid's adaptation to the needs of public transport, but it will take a long time. It is also impossible to realize the safe descent to the trains.

      There are problems of travelling by train as well. Nowadays the company  " Russian Railways " has about 400 coaches for disabled persons. Among 78 popular routes one can find 7 international ones. 26 more coaches are planned to be launched. But this type of transport isn't very popular , as there are constant problems when invalids want to buy a ticket. Disabled persons can buy tickets only at the railway stations and , what is more, the presence of the chief of the station is necessary. 

      Besides, one can't buy return tickets as the information about return trains can be defined only three days later.So, invalids or their relatives have to come to the railway station twice. 

      There are 15 million of invalids in Russia and only 75 thousand of them are able to travel.


      

source:


      

travel.ru/

      

      


Tags: invalids in Russia Russian tourism travelling for invalids   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

St. Petersburg has been Nominated for three Awards of the Prestigious International Prize World Travel Awards
26.03.2018
New Flights From Moscow To Rome Will be Launched
08.08.2017
Atlasglobal Opened Flights From Istanbul To Moscow
25.09.2017
The Sale Of "Troika Bracelets Was Launched In Moscow Metro
29.10.2017
New Tours on Icebreakers
29.05.2018







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Flowers Delivery

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian Cinema  Navalny  Samara  Folk Music  Moscow Public Transport  Goats  Chechnya  Exhibitions in Moscow  Fashion Futurum  Sheremetyevo  The Romanov Family  Yuri Gagarin  Moscow  Krasnoyarsk  Stepan Erzia  Russian customs  FIFA world cup 2018 tickets  Contemporary Writers  3D Mapping Show  ecology  Kolomenskoye  Russia  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Painting  Paralympic Games  New Museums  MICEX  Russian history  Megafon  Sergei Chetverikov  Dynasty  privatization  Phanagoria  Archeology  Russian business  Russian parties  Graphic Art  FIFA  Visa   Show Business  Virtual Museum of Architecture  Jazz Province Festival  Pierre Richard  youth policy  Russian breweries   Rimma Kazakova  Soyuz-5  International Media Art Festival "Cyberfest"  Russian Literature  Russian tourism 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites