High-speed train “Strizh” will connect Samara and St. Petersburg

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The high-speed train Strizh, which will run between St. Petersburg and Samara, will be launched on August 21. This is stated in a message published on August 12 on the website of “Russian Railways” (RZD).

“The Strizh train No. 713/714 will start its first trip from St. Petersburg on August 21, and from Samara on August 22. From the northern capital, the train will depart in August on odd dates, as well as on September 2 and 4 at 0:45 and arrive in Samara at 19:50 on the same day. In the opposite direction from Samara, the train will depart on even dates in August, as well as on September 1, 3 and 5 at 0:20 and arrive in St. Petersburg at 19:20 on the same day, ”the message says.

Stops are provided at the stations Moscow (Kurskiy station), Vladimir, Kovrov, Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod (Strigino), Arzamas, Saransk and Syzran. The trains will include carriages with first and second class seats, as well as luxury sleeping cars. It is noted that due to the rolling stock, which is capable of speeds up to 200 km / h, the travel time on this route will be almost halved.

Earlier, on August 7, Russian Railways resumed international transportation. The first trains left Russia for Abkhazia.

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