RIC Carriages

The new cars are provided with:

  • wider sleeping berths than in conventional cars, that can easily be transformed into individual seats;
  • a folding table in combination with a sink and place for small rubbish;
  • air-conditioning system with individual control in each compartment;
  • a socket for charging mobile devices in each compartment;
  • two sanitary rooms, including one with a built-in shower.

Update on the composition of trains with RIC carriages

Start of operation Trains Running intervals Composition of trains Number of trains in operation
June 1, 2014 No. 32/31 Moscow—Helsinki (Leo Tolstoy) Daily 13 cars 2
August 1, 2014 No. 21/22 Moscow—Prague (Vltava) with through cars Moscow—Vienna, Moscow—Cheb In winter period — 3 times per week 11 cars 3
December 14, 2014 No. 9/10 Moscow—Warsow (CJS FPC's train) Every other day 6 cars 1
January 22, 2015 No. 17/18 Moscow—Nice Once a week 11 cars 1
January 25, 2015 No. 23/24 Moscow—Paris In winter period — 3 times per week 9 cars 3

The new RIC-dimensions cars include 8 sleeping compartments with a four-seater design (2 lower and 2 upper beds). Tickets are sold either to the 1st or to the 2nd class (at the passenger’s wish).

To ensure personal safety all the compartments are equipped with electronic access control system and internal mechanical interlocks.