RUSSIAN TRAIN TICKET

The following diagram explains the various parts of a typical Russian train ticket:

Russian train ticket

1 - Train number
2 - Day and month of departure
3 - Departure time (note that Moscow time is used on all train tickets throughout Russia)
4 - Number and class of carriage:

  • П - simple reserved seats carriage ("platzkartnyi vagon")
  • К - soft-seated carriage ("myagkyi vagon")
  • Л - first-class carriage ("SV vagon")
5 - Cost of platzkart (place in a carriage without compartments)
6 - Supplement for class of ticket above platzkart
7 - Number of people travelling on the ticket
8 - Type of passenger
9 - From/To
10 - Bed number
11 - Passport number and name (entered when purchased in Russia)
12 - Total cost of ticket
13 - Tax and service fee
14 - Date of arrival
15 - Arrival Time (note that Moscow time is used on all train tickets throughout Russia)

More information about Russian Railway on the official Russian RailWay website www.rzd.ru