Journey to the endless expanses of Russianpassenger cars do not always pass with comfort, especially if the passengers are “lucky” and they will end up in the old-style compartment. However, Russian Railways is trying to keep up with the times, now the company has promising new products - new compartment cars equipped with a shower cabin, a refrigerator and even a microwave with free access for all passengers.
Federal Passenger Company PresentedNew cars at the Riga station in Moscow. The Russian Railways holding announced two types of wagons: the traditional type and the double deck. Improvement touched the internal design of cars. In the corridor there is a kitchen area with a fridge, drinking water cooler, vending machines and a microwave.
Each compartment in the new cars is equippedown climate control system that allows passengers to independently regulate temperature. Under the lower shelves provides for the installation of safes with electronic locks for personal belongings of passengers. The common table is now folding, under it there are sockets for charging smartphones and other gadgets. On the rails for commercial operation, the cars will come out in October 2019, and by 2025, Russian Railways will receive about 3,700 new-type cars. It is noteworthy that the cost of tickets remains unchanged.
First of all, the updated cars will belaunched on routes from Moscow to Stary Oskol, Chita, Chelyabinsk, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Belgorod, as well as from St. Petersburg to Astrakhan, Chelyabinsk, Izhevsk, Belgorod. A little later, the novelty will appear on the routes from Volgograd to Nizhnevartovsk and from Novosibirsk to Novy Urengoy. Earlier, Russian Railways has already introduced advanced reserved cars, which are also planned to be delivered this year. The Russian company Transmashholding is directly involved in the production of new-type cars.
Source: rbc.ru, TV Channel 360