Passenger transportation during the 22nd Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014

All capacities stipulated by the Olympic train schedule were used to transport passengers (20 train pairs).

From January, 25 to February, 25 FPC trains carried more than 608,000 passengers to Sochi — the capital of the Olympics — and back. This is 65% higher as compared to the same period last year. 38,000 passengers where carried by double-decker railcars.

Based on the requests of the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, over 12,000 volunteers were transported.

During the Olympics, over 3,500 children were transported, including 1,100 participants of the joint Children’s Choir of Russia participating in the Olympic Games closing ceremony.

The Olympic train schedule required that all rail capacity was made available for passenger transport (20 train pairs per day). The following capacity was used in the train transportation peak time.

6,634 rail cars (316 — sleeping and VIP carriages, 2,395 — compartment carriages, 3,619 — open carriages and 304 interregional cars).

Transportation tariffs in the deregulated segment during the Olympic Games to/from railway stations in the Krasnodar Territory were recorded at the 2013 level without a flexible regulation schedule. Russia’s FTS indexed the tariffs for the regulated segment by 4.2% YOY and set a schedule with a 0.91 factor applied for the entire period of the Olympics.