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Mar 30, 2019

Double Allegro trains to be laid on during May 2019 holidays

In order to meet the increased demand for transportation between Russia and Finland during April and May 2019, OJSC Russian Railways will be laying on double international high-speed Allegro trains with twice the usual number of carriages between St. Petersburg - Helsinki.

The appointment of Allegro double trains enables an increase in the passenger carrying capacity without making any timetable changes or creating obstructions to the passage of other trains.

From 19 April to 5 May, the following Allegro trains will run with double the usual number of carriages:

 

Service

Train number

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Departure Date

Helsinki – Saint Petersburg

784

11:00

14:27

19 April

Saint Petersburg – Helsinki

785

15:30

18:57

21 april

Saint Petersburg – Helsinki

783

11:30

14:57

1 May

Helsinki – Saint Petersburg

787

16:00

19:27

5 May

 

Passengers can now obtain tickets for the double Allegro trains at railway ticket offices and from the official website of Russian Railways and the Russian Railways’ Passengers mobile app.

When selling tickets, settlements are made in roubles at the rate set by the Central Bank of Russia on the date the tickets are booked.

Detailed information on the Allegro train timetable and the cost of tickets can be found in the Passengers section of the official website of Russian Railways and by calling 8 (800) 775-00-00.