From November 3, Railways stops selling tickets in economy class cars

JSC “RZD” on Friday, November 3, ceases to conduct sales of tickets in couchette and General cars of trains departing from 1 January. According to the report, this measure is temporary and it is connected with absence of the FAS decision on tariffs for the next year. Ticket sales will resume immediately after the adoption of such decision.


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JSC “Russian Railways” on its website announced the suspension of sales of tickets in couchette and General cars. A temporary measure introduced in November 3, and for tickets for domestic long-distance trains departing from January 1 next year. All other categories of tickets will be available for passengers. The measure also will not affect high-speed trains “Peregrine Falcon”.

Suspension of sale of tickets stems from the fact that the Federal Antimonopoly service has not taken a decision on the level of tariffs for passenger transportation by 2018, explained in the company. As soon as the FAS will be determined by tariffs, sales will resume in full.

If set by the regulator, rates will be different from the present, passengers compensate for the difference or offer to return the tickets without penalty.

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