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Jul 09, 2019

Sapsan passengers up 7.4% in 1H2019

In June 2019, 537,000 passengers travelled on the high-speed Sapsan trains, 2.3% more than in June last year, with 490,000 people journeying between Moscow and St. Petersburg.

In the first half of 2019, Sapsan trains carried a total of 2.75 million passengers, 7.4% more than the number transported during the same period last year. Sapsan passenger numbers between Moscow and St. Petersburg during this period amounted to 2.48 million.

Since the Sapsan trains were launched, they have carried 36.2 million passengers in all, including 5.5 million in 2018, 7% more than in 2017.

Sapsan services currently run between Moscow and St. Petersburg and Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod.

More detailed information about Sapsan train timetables and fares can be found on the official website of Russian Railways, as well as in the mobile app RZD Passengers and by calling the Unified Information and Service Centre of Russian Railways on 8-800-775-00-00. Calls from anywhere in Russia are free of charge.