Arktika train

Russian train Arktika

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Maximum speed 160
Number of cars 14
Classes of service 3
Main route St. Petersburg - Murmansk

Arktika train connects Moscow and Murmansk in 35 hours, making a stop in Saint Petersburg. It operates since the sixities and was renovated in 2010, becoming the first and only branded train on Murmansk direction. Usually the train consists of 1 first-class car, 6 second-class cars, 7 third-class cars and a restaurant car. All cars are equipped with bio-toilets and a/c. Passengers can order breakfast, lunch or other meals from the restaurant to the compartment.

Classes of cariages of the train Arktika

Second class

Second class also known as coupe carriage consists of 9 separate quardruple compartments with four bunks (2 lower and 2 upper), a fold-down table and a sliding door. Among other amenities are personal reading lights, storage space (built-in shelves over the door, boxes under the lower bunks, racks on the wall beside each bunk).

Second class

Third class

Third class, also known as platskart, is the cheapest option on long-distance trains. The open-class carriage consists of 54 bunks, arranged in bays of 4 on one side and bays of 2 on another, with an aisle between the two sides. The side bunks are over and under the window. When the passenger is not sleeping, lower side bunk transforms to a table and two seats.

Third class

First class

The cabin consists of two bunks and a folding table. Usually both bunks are lower, but some trains have compartments with one lower and one upper bunk. Other amenities of the compartment include personal reading lights, storage space under the lower bunks and a sliding door. Usually there is also a mirror and in some trains - a wardrobe and sockets.

First class

Arktika train facilities


Restaurant car. If necessary, you can order meals from the dining car with delivery directly to the compartment.

For disabled

A compartment for a disabled person and an accompanying person is located in the headquarters carriage. There is also a separate comfortable table for disabled people in the dining car.

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