Russian High Speed Train Sapsan is Ready to Service

Russian High Speed Train Sapsan is Ready to Service
November 25, 2009 7:20 pm

Russian Railways has announced the opening of ticket sales for the high-speed “Sapsan” train service between Moscow and St Petersburg ahead of its launch on 18 December.

The 250kmph electric trains would allow passengers to travel between the two cities in 3h 45min, compared with 5h by plane and between 4h 30min and 8h by other means of transport.
The service, available for $185 for first-class and $115 for second-class, will initially be three trains each way.
The trains, each with ten carriages, have internet access, meals, reading material and travel packs and allow passengers to order taxis and buy tickets for other trains while travelling.
Sapsan is part of the Velaro RUS series manufactured by German firm Siemens under a €276m contract in 2006. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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