High-speed train Allegro

 

The train consists of 7 carriages and has a maximum operating speed of 220 kph.

The Allegro is equipped with safety features designed to work on both the Finnish and Russian railway networks. Its equipment meets the technical requirements in the EU and Russia.

Seat Arrangement

Allegro train seat
   arrangement
#7, 2 class #6, 2 class #5, 2 class #4, 2 class #3, dining car #2, 2 class #1, 1 class

Passenger Seats – highlights on the Allegro


Each individual seat on the Allegro is equipped with a folding table, adjustable back rest, individual lighting, a socket between the seats for recharging mobile phones and laptops, a place for coats, a footrest and storage pockets for newspapers and magazines.

1 Class:

  • 42 seats
  • Lounge meeting room with 6 seats
  • Seating 1+2
  • Leather seats
  • Self-service zone with tea and coffee
  • Provision of newspapers and magazines
  • Radio headphones

2 Class:

  • 296 seats
  • Seating 2+2
  • Children’s playroom in carriage number 7

Facilities for passengers with disabilities:

  • 2 seats (carriage number 2)
  • Special toilet facility
  • Carriage is equipped with a lift

Onboard services in the Allegro

  • The whole train is designated no smoking
  • Places for passengers with pets
  • Places for hand luggage
  • Children’s play corner and a table for swaddling and nappy changing
  • Internet Wi-Fi
  • Currency exchange (in Finland) and return with TaxFree certificates
  • Air-conditioning
  • Potable water
  • Passenger information system in Russian, Finnish and English
  • Service on the train by a specially trained international crew fluent in three languages

Allegro dining car

The Allegro dining car seats 38 passengers and has three bars for 12 people. The restaurant offers passengers drinks, snacks and a la carte dishes.

Catering Services

Groups of passengers can make advance bookings for catering services:

1. Products to take into the carriage (take-away menu for groups from 6 to 40 passengers must be ordered at least 4 days before commencing the journey).

2. A waiter can be requested for the carriage (take-away menu for groups from 6 passengers. The order must be place at least 7 days prior to train departure. Waiter service must be paid for separately).

3. Table reservations in the dining car (advance reservation of dishes from the "Bistro" menu for groups up to 14 people. The order must be place at least 4 days before commencing the journey).

Contacts:

Avecra Oy sales service
sales.allegro@avecra.fi - Round the clock (in Finnish, English and Russian)
+358 (0) 307-22-923 - Mon-Fri 8:30 to 16:00 (in Finnish and English)

Customs procedures

High-speed train AllegroAll customs and border formalities are carried out onboard the Allegro.

The border guards and customs officers have been assigned a designated area on the train.

Passengers must have a valid passport and visa when crossing the Russian-Finland border.

Prior to the border control in Russia, all passengers who are not citizens of the Russian Federation must complete a migration card and inbound customs declaration form (if necessary). Documents are available on the train. Upon arrival in Finland and before passports are checked, passengers should complete the U-Card, except for those citizens who do not require visas (in accordance with the existing list of Finnish Railways).

Buying Allegro tickets

In Finland:

  • Ticket offices of Finnish Railways
  • Agencies selling rail tickets
  • Ticket machines of Finnish Railways

In Russia:

  • Specialised ticket offices of Russian Railways
  • Agencies selling rail tickets

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