Russian Railways plans to launch new tourist trains during 2022.
According to RIA Novosti, the following trains are expected to appear:
- “To Siberia”, which will run along a circular route from Moscow to Kazan, Tyumen, Tobolsk, Perm and back to Moscow;
- “Baikal Express” will depart from Irkutsk or Ulan-Ude to Slyudyanka, to Baikal and back;
- “Greatness of the North”: Moscow – Veliky Novgorod – Ruskeala – Arkhangelsk – Veliky Ustyug – Kostroma – Moscow;
- “Pomorsky Express” will follow the route Moscow – Petrozavodsk – Kem – Obozerskaya – Arkhangelsk – Vologda – Yaroslavl – Uglich – Moscow.
Expected also the appearance of the route “To Santa Claus”.
In addition, in the already existing ma Russian Railways plans to introduce new formats on its routes, for example, Dinner on the Train. “Our passengers buy a ticket for the traditional Ruskeala Express train, but, in addition to the transportation service, they receive additional emotions in the form of a themed dinner and invited musicians. I won’t reveal all the secrets,”, said Dmitry Pegov, Deputy General Director of Russian Railways.