This was announced by the chief of passenger service of JSC “Volga-Vyatka suburban passenger company” Leonid Tikhonov at a press conference on 7 December.
The new train will connect the two Novgorod
According to him, the train will depart from Gagarin Avenue and allow residents of the mountainous part, including the new neighborhoods of “the seasons” and “Oksky Bereg”, to get to Moscow station at 8: 00. The journey time will be 40 — 50 minutes.
“Initially, the Oka line, which was launched on 15 October, worked only in the direction of transport to the Gagarin Avenue. Now we are expanding it in the direction of the Moscow railway station,” — said Tikhonov.
He also recalled that at the Prioksky line will run modern trains ЭП3Д. The first of them has already arrived in the capital of the Volga region. In total there will be five. The arrival of four more expected in the near future.
“The new train is unique, including in part of the in-car equipment. Head coaches have a combination of seats 2+2 with grab bars and extended passages. They can comfortably go with large Luggage and large suitcases, prams, bikes, trolleys, and boxes of seedlings that will be especially important in the holiday season,” said Tikhonov.
He also added that from December 10, on the Oka lines will begin testing a cashless payment system.
In trains that depart from Gagarin Avenue, you can now pay the fare of transport card or any Bank card. In the present time to solve technical issues. We also hope that in 2019, urban trains will operate 60-minute travel.
The chief of passenger service of JSC “Volga-Vyatka suburban passenger company”
We will remind, the route of Nizhny Novgorod — Kazan will be extended to Izhevsk.
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