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the Company “Russian Railways” will temporarily reduce the frequency of trains plying 37, 53 trains will be canceled. The changes will take effect on April 7, reported the press service of the carrier.
it is Noted that changes will be accepted only in case of existence of redundant trains provided that the demand for travel in this direction is less than 25% of the total number of seats.
the press service added that in order to ensure the continuity of rail service to small settlements it is planned to introduce additional stops for the transit of the trains, which follow the routes cancelled.
the Adjustment schedule will also include high-speed trains “Sapsan”.
“every day from Moscow to St. Petersburg and back will be sent for 3 pairs of trains less,” the message reads.
Specifies that the reduction of the frequency of trains and their undoing is that passengers can plan their trips on the background of unfavorable epidemiological situation. In particular, this is evidenced by the decline in demand for long-distance routes.
Earlier in the Railways has temporarily cancelled the charge for refund of tickets due to the coronavirus. Thus, will not be charged a fee for return of unused travel documents in the amount of 210 rubles 60 kopecks on the trains departing from April 1 through June 1.
In trains of the Moscow region passenger numbers fell by 64% of”Aeroexpress” to the end of the year extended the period of validity of season tickets purchased