The double-decker train No. 8/7 of “Federal Passenger Company” OJSC made its first trip from St. Petersburg to Moscow on February 1, 2016, as Mosday.ru reports. Its analogue No. 5/6 has been running on this route for a year by now. It has acquired a great popularity among the passengers: the train is filled up to 90%.
The train No. 8/7 was manufactured by “Tver Carriage Works” OJSC. When purchasing a ticket in advance you can choose “male”, “female” or “mixed” carriage. Moreover, the division to solely male or female carriages is only available in the carriage No. 7. In total, there are 11 carriages: 10 compartment carriages, including the staff one equipped with a compartment for the transportation of persons with disabilities and a dining carriage. There are 64 beds in a compartment carriage (there are only 36 of them in an ordinary train).
The tickets to the new train will cost not less than 1 thousand roubles.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina