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Types of Trains on the Russian Railroads
Travelling by train has always been a great alternative to either air or car. There is nothing better than a rocking carriage that takes you past vast expanses of terrain and sweeping views of hills and lakes. As far as Russia is concerned, train travel is a definitive favourite: it is economical and comfortable, compared to air travel and car trips.


Train Or Plain?
When it comes to choosing between train or plane, every passenger takes many factors into account: the availability and cost of tickets, travel time, proximity to the airport and even the fear of flying. However, the data showed that Russian people more often prefer planes when moving inside Russia, as the experts of the Institute for Complex Strategic Studies write in their blog.
Military Train Explosion Near Novosibirsk
A troop train carrying armaments for utilization caught fire in the Novosibirsk region, 10 wagons were destroyed by massive explosions.
Russian Railways Launched Bonus Program for Passengers
Today, the Russian Railways has launched a bonus program for long-distance trains. Passengers can get points and change them for tickets.
Unique Tours from Russian Railways
The Russian Railways is going to expand tourism opportunities by offering special train tours along with passenger transportation.
New Service from Russian Railways
The Russian Railways has launched a new service available from May 21, 2012 passengers will be able to buy train tickets on credit.
Railway Ticket Offices Equipped with Payment Terminals
In 2011, 183 more railway ticket offices in Russia have been equipped with integrated payment terminals, which allow passengers to pay for long-distance train tickets with plastic cards VISA and MasterCard.
Duty Free Shops to Appear at Russian Railway Stations
Tourists will be able to buy perfumes, alcohol and other goods without paying taxes at Duty Free shops, that appear soon at Russian railway stations.
Russian Railways to Sell Tickets via Internet
Starting December 15, the Russian Railways is going to sell international train tickets over the Internet.
Red arrow train celebrates jubilee
It has been running between two Russian capitals for 80 years. The most known Russian train Red Arrow (Moscow-St. Petersburg) celebrates its jubilee. Today, at 7.55 MSK the railwaymen veterans met at Moskovsky Railway Station of St. Petersburg. They welcomed train N2 arriving with orchestra and gifts.

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