Photo: Max Vetrov / RIA Novosti
A resident of Sebastopol became the first holder of a ticket on a train from Crimea to Saint Petersburg. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
Krymchanin purchased the ticket after 9:00 on Friday, 8 November, as soon as started selling. Was forced to give 4 525 rubles. According to the Agency, the man went to St. Petersburg to visit. He will travel on December 25 and will pass on a bridge over the Kerch Strait.
Earlier it was reported that the cost of the trip from Moscow to Simferopol in the compartment starts from 2 966 rubles and varies depending on the demand, and in the sleeping car, from 9.9 thousand rubles. At the same time the journey from St. Petersburg to Sevastopol in the reserved seat will cost at least 3.5 thousand rubles, coupe — from 3.9 thousand rubles. You can purchase tickets at the railway ticket office or on the operator’s official website “Grand Service Express”.
The bridge across the Kerch Strait has become the longest in Russia (its length is 19 km) and joined the Crimean Peninsula and Krasnodar Krai. Its total cost amounted to nearly 228 billion rubles which were allocated from the Federal budget. Automobile part of the bridge opened may 15, 2018, the movement of cars and buses has launched the following day.
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