Sapsan passenger numbers increased by 4% in 2019
In 2019, almost 5.7 million passengers travelled on Sapsan high-speed trains, 4% more than in the previous year. In December 2019, 439,700 passengers used Sapsan services, an increase of 8% compared to December 2018.
A total of nearly 39.2 million passengers have used Sapsan trains since they began operations.
Sapsan trains account for more than half of the passengers on the St. Petersburg-Moscow line. Capacity utilisation of seats on the high-speed trains is approaching 100%.
The increasing popularity of Sapsan services is due to the attractive travel conditions and flexible fare policy on offer, as well as the on-board comfort.