Double-decker trains are ready for service: Moscow and St. New model double-decker trains between St. Petersburg are put into service from today. The double-decker trains that will serve between St. Petersburg are making their first flight today. The first time was on February 1, in St. Petersburg to Moscow, and on February 2, double-decker train from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
SPEED UP TO 160 KM PER HOUR
The double-decker train has 50 percent more passenger capacity and can speed up to 160 km per hour. The minimum cost of traveling by double-decker train was determined as 299 rubles.
The Russian Federal Passenger Company (RFPK) plans to launch double-decker trains on the Moscow-Kazan and Moscow-Voronezh routes this year. Russia's first double-decker train was put into service between Moscow and Adler in November 2013. The passengers of the first expedition were Olympic volunteers who took part in Sochi, where the 2014 Winter Olympics were held.