The company ” Russian Railways “(RZD) on Friday, April 3, announced the cancellation of a number of long-distance trains, including”Peregrines”. The measure will take effect on April 7.
The report notes that the country will temporarily reduce the frequency of 37 trains of the formation of the Federal passenger company, 53 trains will be canceled.
“The changes will affect the schedule of high-speed trains “Sapsan”. Every day from Moscow to St. Petersburg and back will be sent three pairs of trains less, ” – leads the company’s statement TASS.
At the same time, Russian Railways stressed that if the situation improves and demand increases, the route network will be fully restored and, if necessary, increased.
On June 1, the company announced that due to the coronavirus situation, it was canceling the ticket refund fee until June 1.
On March 25, Russian Railways already announced that it plans to reduce the frequency of trains running in Russia and cancel some of them. The reason was a decrease in passenger traffic against the background of the spread of coronavirus.
As of April 2, 771 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered in Russia, and the total number of cases reached 3,548 people, 235 patients recovered.
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