The Railways returned to schedule all trains "swift" between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod
The Railways from Wednesday was returned to schedule all trains "swift" between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod, previously canceled because of the situation with coronavirus, reported the company.
Earlier in connection with the unfavorable epidemiological situation the movement of most trains "swift" is temporarily suspended. Remained only train No. 704, and No. 705. As the lifting of restrictions, from July 3 on a route returned three pairs of trains that ran on separate dates.
Later, the Railways announced that, in connection with the gradual lifting of restrictions and to meet the demand of passengers to travel "Federal passenger company" (FPC, "daughter" of Russian Railways on the transportations of passengers in distant following) from July 15 to resume the running of all the "Swifts" between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod. In particular, the graph is restored daily high-speed trains №№ 701/702, 703/704, 705/706, 707/708, 709/710.
The Swifts are capable of speeds up to 200 kilometers per hour. The journey between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod takes on average just over 3 hours and 40 minutes. In the compounds included carriages with seats of the first and second class sleeping cars of class "luxury". All cars are equipped with climate control, which includes cleaning and disinfection of air, as well as environmentally friendly toilet facilities.
Railways are reminded that to protect the health of passengers and staff adopted a set of special measures. Before departure, the cars undergo a mandatory disinfection, cleaning with the use of special disinfectants and is in transit. After the departure of the convoys in flight thermometry is mandatory for all passengers with a contactless thermometer. Also the cars organized sale of PPE (masks, gloves, antiseptic, etc.).