Railways in late June, will return 35 excellent earlier trains, including to the resorts

The holding company Russian Railways in connection with the gradual lifting of restrictions after the coronavirus in the third week of June will return to the schedule 35 excellent earlier passenger trains in Russia, including on resorts of the North Caucasus and the black sea, and at a consistently high demand are willing to increase their number, told journalists in a press-service of the company.

"In connection with the gradual lifting of restrictions that were in effect in various regions of the Russian Federation due to the unfavorable epidemiological situation and to meet the demand of passengers for travel, the holding company RZD restores the running of several long-distance trains. From the third decade of June the schedule will be restored 35 trains of JSC "FPC", which will make more than 1,5 thousands of flights", - said the Ministry of Railways.

"In June the schedule back and trains of JSC "FPC" in the message with the resorts of the North Caucasus and the black sea coast", - explained in the company. Trains will run from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Tambov, Cherepovets, Nizhny Novgorod, Tomsk, Kirov, Samara, Arkhangelsk, Barnaul and other cities in Anapa, Adler, Novorossiysk, Imeretinskaya, Kislovodsk and back. Assigned to the southern direction of the train will make more than 900 flights to Russians from different regions of the country were able to spend your vacation at sea after the opening of the holiday season. However, some trains will increase the frequency of plying.

The CEO of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov at meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin in early may, noted that the holding company has cancelled more than half of long-distance trains in Russia on the background of a decline in transport passengers, but transport accessibility of the regions is preserved. The Railways, followed from data in a special section on the schedule, canceled more than 100 long-distance trains in Russia.

Railways at the end of may began to gradually restore the previously canceled trains. It touched "Peregrine." In early June, the press service of Russian Railways, RIA Novosti reported that the holding company Russian Railways in July-August 2020 plans to return more than 60% of the summer trains in Russia, previously canceled because of the decrease in passenger traffic in connection with the coronavirus.

"With the consistent high demand of passengers for travel during the summer period, the number of restored trains and flights can be increased", - added in the Railways on Thursday.

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