Sapsan train
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Russian train Sapsan

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Maximum speed 250 km/h
Number of cars 10/20
Classes of service 7
Main route Moscow - St. Petersburg

Sapsan is a modern high-speed train of German quality constructed by Siemens in 2009. Its speed goes up to 250 km/h. Sapsan trains take less than 4 hours in the Moscow - St. Petersburg journey. Over 10 Sapsan trains are regularly commuting between the two cities, from early in the morning to late in the evening. Usually there are 10 cars per train, offering different classes of service from economy to business. Recently, there has been a new 20-car Sapsan train where every type of car is doubled in quantity.

Classes of cariages of the train Sapsan

Seating carriage

Seating carriages have soft seats and folding tabels like on the plane. There are several classes of seating carriages, which differ depending on included services and seats arrangement.

Seating carriage

Sapsan train facilities

Bistro car

A wide selection of hot and cold dishes, drinks, snacks. Tables and a bar.


Twin bio-toilets are located at the end of each carriage.


Free Wi-Fi in business class. In economy class, access to Wi-Fi can be purchased from the conductor.


Children's compartment (7 seats, one of which is intended for a mother with an infant up to one year old) at the end of carriage No. 10 (20). Also there are: a baby rug, a baby cot, a changing table, books, toys and a bottle warmer.


It is possible to transport animals in "Sapsan" only in special places in wagons No. 8 and No. 3. All small animals must be in a special container for transportation, in size it must not exceed 180 cm in the sum of three dimensions, and in weight - 10 kg. Of the large animals, only guide dogs are allowed in the Sapsan.

Disabled passengers

Carriages No. 6 and 16 in "Sapsan" have securely secured places to accommodate wheelchairs for passengers with limited mobility. The seats are equipped with a conductor call button. There is a special toilet nearby for use by wheelchair users. The floor in all areas of the Sapsan train is of the same level, which makes it easier to move wheelchairs.

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