For the Disabled
The company "Russian Railways" offers comfortable access to long-distance trains for passengers with disabilities.
On Russian railways runs 308 cars with special compartments in which has everything to facilitate the travel of people with health problems.
Entrance to the car is equipped with a lift for disabled people, through which passengers can get in both the high and low platform without leaving the wheelchair.
Wider than the standard coupe. It is equipped with special auxiliary belts, allowing the passenger unassisted transfer to the chair. Sleeping berth installed in any convenient for the passenger position.
For the blind and visually impaired passengers low lying switches, sockets, call buttons conductor plates equipped with a relief to read the text with your fingers and a special sound device, telling the necessary information. The automated system allows communication in an emergency, call the conductor.
The toilet is also larger than normal. It installed additional handrails, and lighting and sound board for passengers who have trouble seeing or hearing.
All capital stations are equipped with ramps - lifts for passengers using wheelchairs.
Buy a ticket to a specialized compartment can be on hand for them, or at any ticket office of point of sale to the granting of the right to an extraordinary service.