Train tickets to Crimea begin

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MOSCOW, November 8 – RIA News. The sale of tickets for passenger trains to the Crimea, the movement of which will be launched in late December, will start on Friday, November 8, the Grand Service Express company, which was selected by the operator of these transportation services, said.

Passengers will be transported by registered Tavria long-distance trains. You can choose and pay for tickets both at the railway ticket offices and on the website of the carrier company.

The fare from Moscow to Simferopol in a compartment car starts from 2966 rubles, in the CB – from 9952 rubles. From St. Petersburg to the capital of the peninsula in the reserved seat can be reached at a price of 3.5 thousand rubles, in a compartment – from 3906 rubles.

The first train to the Crimea will go on December 23 from the northern capital. Tavria (No. 7/8) by Petersburg – Sevastopol departure will depart from Moskovsky Station at 14:00 Moscow time and will stay on the road for 43.5 hours. In total, five one-story trains consisting of compartment and reserved seats wagons will go on this route.

Moscow will be connected to Simferopol by four double-decker trains with compartment and SV cars (train No. 27/28). The movement will be launched on December 24. The first "Tavria" from Moscow will leave from the Kazan station at 23:45 Moscow time and will stay on the road for 33 hours.

Earlier it was reported that to start the movement of long-distance trains 166 cars of various types were purchased – double-decker, compartment and reserved seats. In addition, TEP70BS diesel locomotives and VL10 electric locomotives were purchased for the Crimean Railway FSUE.

In October, KZD noted that the infrastructure of the peninsula stations was prepared for the operation and reception of passenger traffic for long-distance trains. In particular, all six Crimean stations in Simferopol, Sevastopol, Feodosia, Yevpatoriya, Kerch and Dzhankoy were thoroughly repaired, and passenger buildings at railway stations were routinely repaired.

The bridge to the Crimea from the Krasnodar Territory is the longest in Russia, its length is 19 kilometers. The beginning of the movement of cars was originally planned for December 2018, but the work was completed earlier than expected. Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the road part of the bridge across the Kerch Strait on May 15, the movement of vehicles started on May 16 last year.

. (tagsToTranslate) grand service express (t) Crimean bridge (t) Crimean railway (t) Moscow (t) Crimea (t) St. Petersburg (t) society

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