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 berth in an open sleeping 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)

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