Double-Decker Cars

Commissioning of double-decker rolling stock means an improved quality of passenger service, reduction of operating costs, enhancement of the carrier’s efficiency, of the infrastructure’s throughput and other benefits.

The FPC’s double-decker train has a number of additional services, which ensure passengers’ comfort: Wi-Fi Internet access, three toilets in each car, a high-tech dining car with a full-scale kitchen. The new train has a high level environmental and general safety.

Since the launch of the first double-decker train No.104/103 Moscow — Adler on November 01, 2013 it has transported more than 495 thousand passengers.

The year 2014 showed positive results of the train No.104/103 Moscow — Adler operation, both by volumetric and profit performance:

  • passenger turnover growth — 153 %,
  • an increase in gross revenue — 165 %,
  • an increase of passenger capacity from 59 to 61.5%.

On February 01, 2015, a double-decker train No.5/6 Moscow — St. Petersburg was launched.

The Company plans to expand the coverage area of double-decker train communication, which are also equipped with seating spaces, to such routes as Moscow — Kazan, Samara, St. Petersburg — Adler, as well as local traffic routes, such as Adler — Krasnodar and Adler — Rostov.