From 2022, Russian Railways will launch tourist trains with new types of cars – with showers and halls. This was reported to “Lente.ru” in the press service of JSC “Federal Passenger Company”.
It is noted that there will be seven passengers in the shower car at once – there will be two blocks of three showers each, separated from each other by special passages and a curtain, and one individual booth.
There is also a changing room for users with special lockers and amenities. In addition, a system for disinfection of water with ultraviolet radiation has been installed.
In boardroom carriages, meeting rooms or pre-installed modular tables that can be used individually or assembled as a single one that can accommodate up to 50 people. Among other things, the space can be equipped for interviews, filming videos and entertainment.
Currently, within the framework of the car overhaul program, a technical assignment is being worked out to create a car with a panoramic window. The updated compartment and second-class carriages, which have undergone modernization with a complete replacement of the interior and improved characteristics, are already running in the trains of the directions.
Earlier in August, Russian Railways opened the sale of discounted tickets for Russian families with children. It was noted that from August 2 until the end of 2021, Russian families with one or two children under 18 are issuing train tickets at a reduced fare.