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Buy One Train Ticket Get One Free Entrance to Museum
One train ticket one free entrance to museum promotion has started. A train ticket allows visiting museums in Moscow area for free.
--24-08-2013--
Excursion Buses: Now on the Moscow-River
River guide buses "City Sightseeing" for 33 passengers started plying on the Moscow-river from the moorage on the Bolotnaya square, in Gorky Park and from the Novospasskiy monastery. Motor ships start their journey once per hour.
--22-05-2013--
New Aquabuses in St. Petersburg
New aquabuses will appear in St. Petersburg. Passengers of aquabuses have no risk to be trapped in traffic jams (a trip on the longest route takes less than 45 minutes). Many of the vessel stops are situated close to the subway stations. And the route of the Central line, for example, passes the Summer Garden, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, the famous St. Petersburg bridges and wharfs.
--29-04-2013--
Renting Car in Russia
There are many reasons to rent a car, especially when you are a tourist and want to be independent in your movement. In Russia this service is represented by both international networks and Russian companies.
--25-05-2011--
Top 10 Mistakes of Air Passengers
Air passengers tend to make some common mistakes. While getting ready for a trip, being at the airport or after arriving to the destination people often think and behave in a wrong way. This is why it could be useful for some passengers to learn top 10 passengers` mistakes.
--18-10-2007--
Sukhoi Superjet 100 Aircraft Family
Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft family is often called the "hope" of Russian aviation. The first ever flight of the aircraft is expected to take place at the end of 2007. Here is a quick overview of the main aircraft`s characteristics.
--22-05-2008--
Afraid of Flights? Overcome your Phobia
The multiple air catastrophes reported by media from time to time suggest thinking seriously about the safety, or rather insecurity, of air transport. It has been estimated that nearly 20% of people travelling by plane sometimes encounter panic attacks of fear for flights that later transforms into a phobia.
--04-07-2007--
Guide to Catching a Taxi in Russia
Any traveller in a foreign country often may find themselves in a situation when the best option is to get to the destination by taxi. Here is a quick guide about the peculiarities of travelling by taxi in Russia.
--17-07-2007--
Baggage and Flight Delay: Possible Problems
If the baggage hasnt been found within 21 days, a passenger normally gets compensation of 20USD per kilogram of the missed baggage weight. The attempts to prove that there were any valuables in the baggage are most likely to fail; this is why it is recommended to insure all valuable things beforehand or, which is even better, to take them aboard.
--20-04-2007--
Fools and Roads - Traditional Russian Problems
A famous Russian proverb states that there are two main problems in Russia: fools and roads, but apparently the latter of the two problems is just a consequence of the first one.
--26-10-2006--
Transport in Russia
A brief overview and pecularities of transport in Russia for travellers. What kinds of transport are widely represented in Russia and what they are. What to expect during the trip. Only practical information.
--17-10-2006--
Dude, Where's my Luggage?
What should one do coming to a foreign country and suddenly without a t-short to change for 48 hours?
--11-11-2010--


News:

The Central Streets of Moscow will be Blocked for Transport during the New Year Holidays
The central streets of Moscow will be for the first time blocked for transport during the New Year holidays in connection with the Journey to Christmas festival.
--30-12-2019--
Fares for Moscow Public Transport will Increase from February 1, 2020
The average annual increase will make up three percent, which is below the projected inflation rate of 3.7%.
--26-12-2019--
Federal Air Transport Agency Suspended the Certificate Of Tomsk Avia
The decision was made based on an unscheduled check of the air carrier, which revealed violations of the certification requirements.
--06-05-2015--
Bicycles Are Allowed In The Land Transport
The Moscow City Government officially authorizes hauling bicycles in the land transport.
--24-02-2014--
Audio Programs On History, Christianity And Philosophy To Play On Trains
Recordings of audio programs from "World. People. Word" project will play in the long-distance passenger trains. Programs texts were compiled by leading Russian scholars, prominent historians and journalists.
--14-10-2013--
Multi-purpose Light Planes
"Rostekh" and the Austrian Diamond agreed on the design and manufacture of planes in Russia for small aviation.
--31-08-2013--
Attention, The Doors Are Not Closed
At the station "Ploshchad Lenina" in the St. Petersburg Metro after the announcement of "Sliding Doors!" the train drove off with the opened doors.
--31-08-2013--
Metro Information Displays Count Down
Information boards at the St. Petersburg metro stations will indicate the time remaining to train arrival.
--20-08-2013--
New Trains, Less Luggage, More Decks
Double deck trains will run in Russia.
--02-08-2013--
Photo Spots At New Metro Stations
Special spots for picture taking will appear in Moscow metro.
--31-07-2013--
Fines For Escalator Walking
It is possible that metro passengers will not be allowed to run over moving staircases.
--30-07-2013--
Online Booking Via Mobile Phone
Russian Railways has created the mobile version of the companys official website. It will help users to perform different operations using mobile phone, including: purchasing tickets for distant trips; checking train schedules; online booking; searching the booking history; familiarizing with regulations of e-ticket issuance.
--29-07-2013--
Take Your Bike To the Train
Moscow and the Moscow region residents can transport their bikes in suburban trains for free.
--26-06-2013--
Intelligent Transportation System: Traffic Jams and Weather Online
By the autumn of this year 247 scoreboards would appear on the main thoroughfares of the capital.
--25-06-2013--
Wi-Fi Free Trial
The second rolling stock of train No. 46/45 Moscow Voronej now is equipped with wireless internet.
--25-06-2013--
Aeroexpress Trains to Pulkovo Airport
The project received the official track. High-speed train will stop at the new airport terminal, cross Pulkovo highway and go to the Baltic station by the existing railway.
--24-06-2013--
The Amendments To the Air Code: Food And Luggage Are Excluded
The Air Code of RF is going to be corrected to exclude food charge and baggage handling from ticket price.
--24-06-2013--
Cars Will Take A Train
Moscow railway offers a new service. Now customers can take along their cars in their train trips.
--24-06-2013--
Double-decked Bridge In Yekaterinburg
In preparation for Expo 2020 World Exposition that Yekaterinburg contends for, City Administration is planning to build up a bridge with rail and automobile levels across the Verkh-Isetski pond. The double-decker where Aeroexpress and other public transportation will pass through will connect downtown with exhibition area.
--24-06-2013--
Double-decked Bridge In Yekaterinburg
In preparation for Expo 2020 World Exposition that Yekaterinburg contends for, City Administration is planning to build up a bridge with rail and automobile levels across the Verkh-Isetski pond. The double-decker where Aeroexpress and other public transportation will pass through will connect downtown with exhibition area.
--24-06-2013--
Clean Ponds Metro Station: an Attempt To Clean
Authorities have tried to return the original image to the entrance hall of the underground station Clean ponds.
--01-06-2013--
Popularity Of Cruise-liners to Saint-Petersburg Goes Up
The passenger traffic of the port Morskoy Fasad in Saint-Petersburg will increase by 19% in 2013 in comparison with 2012, up to more than 500 thousand people.
--31-05-2013--
Aeroexpress: In Four Cities Of Russia Already
First Aeroexpresses are lanched in Kazan.
--30-05-2013--
Moscow Metro: New Schedule
Since 2014 Moscow underground will change the schedule of work.
--28-05-2013--
The First International Flight From Tomsk
The first international touristic flight from Tomsk to the airport of Antalia in Turkey took place on May 16, 2013
--22-05-2013--
Luggage Check: In Underground Now?
Passenger screening can be imposed in Russia. The bill about transport security was introduced to the State Duma.
--22-05-2013--
All Moscow Taxis Will Become Yellow
The requirement for yellow colour will become obligatory from the 1st of July.
--16-05-2013--
Tourists Will Orient By Photos
Moscow underground will be adorned with photopanoramas for the tourists.
--16-05-2013--
The Company Flydubai Is Expanding its Route Network in Russia
The company will fly to Dubai from eight Russian cities.
--30-04-2013--
40 Direct Flights Connected The Cities of the Volga Region
For the first time in 20 years it became possible to get directly from one region to another by plane bypassing Moscow.
--30-04-2013--
Transaero Will Update the Aircraft Fleet
The airline Transaero takes on lease 12 aerial vehicles Boeing737-800 NG.
--30-04-2013--
New Buses: Folding Seats, Sliding Doors
The seats of Moscow buses will be folded up during rush hours. New high-capacity buses will appear in Moscow soon.
--29-04-2013--
Ukraine International Airlines Came to Sheremetyevo
"Ukraine International Airlines" (UIA) started conducting the flights from Sheremetyevo International Airport in the direction Kiev - Moscow Kiev from February 22. The flights on this route will be conducted through Terminal E by Boeing-737 aircrafts with two classes of service - Business and Economy classes.
--26-03-2013--
Vietnam Airlines Fly From Moscow to Nha Trang
The flights will be conducted from April, 5 once a week (on Fridays) on the aircraft B-777-200 with the 307 and 324 layouts of economy seats and business class seats.
--28-02-2013--
The Passengers of Russian Railways No Longer Have To Pay For Insurance
"Russian Railways" JSC stopped to charge insurance fee on the sale of travel documents on January 24, 2013. The obligatory private passenger insurance was canceled according to the presidential decree from January 19, 2013.
--27-02-2013--
A New Pedestrian Zone Will Appear in the Centre of Moscow
One more pedestrian zone will be opened in Moscow this year. It will be created on the Bolshaya Dmitrovka street in the section from Stoleshnikov lane to Okhotny Ryad.
--27-02-2013--
Rossija Airline Launched Self-Registration Service At Pulkovo-1
Rossija Airline Company has launched a self-registration service for the passengers departing from the Terminal Pulkovo-1 (St. Petersburg).
--25-02-2013--
Ferry Connection Between St. Petersburg And The Baltic Capitals
At the end of February the ferry connection from St. Petersburg to Helsinki and other capitals of the Baltic States will be resumed.
--25-02-2013--
Special Tracks for Wheel Trunks May Appear in Moscow Metro
Moscow metro's administration is now considering the possibility to equip stairs at the metro stations with special sloping tracks for suitcases and trunks with wheels.
--17-10-2012--
Russian Airports to Ease Passenger Search Rules
Russian airlines passengers will be allowed to keep their shoes and thin belts on during pre-flight security checks, and also to bring liquids on board the plane.
--25-04-2012--
Russian Ambassador Wants to Reward British Rescuers
British rescue team may be rewarded for the recovery operation in the Irish Sea after the sinking of a cargo ship with Russian sailors onboard.
--01-12-2011--
Moscow Failed Car Free Day Again
For the fourth time Russian capital has joined the World Car-Free Day. However, this morning Muscovites were stuck in traffic jams as usual.
--22-09-2011--





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