JSC Russian Railways registered a growth in sales of tickets in the message with Ukraine on the background of the announced cessation of flights between the countries from October 25, said the Commissioner of Railways.
"The rise in sales of tickets in the message with Ukraine: for example, selling tickets on the route Moscow-Kiev departure in November has increased in 1,5 times in comparison with November 2014", - has told to news Agency authorized organization, explaining the dynamics of sales in connection with the current situation in the airline industry. In the Railways added that to increase the number of trains in communication with Ukraine is not expected.
It is noted that the compositions of the direct message with Ukraine the Russian establishment now not run. On the territory of Ukraine passes one transit of the JSC "Federal passenger Company" (FPC – "daughter" RZD) No. 65/66 links Moscow – Chisinau. Composition one composition runs through the day with a stop in Kyiv and other stops in the territory of Ukraine. In General, now in Russia – Ukraine every day runs 10-11 trains. And among them six trains of Ukrainian Railways (Moscow – Nikolaev, Moscow, Russia * Kharkov, Moscow – Krivoy Rog, Moscow – Kiev, Moscow * Odessa, Moscow – Lviv), 3 trains of the railway of Moldova (two trains the message Moscow – Chisinau and one part of the message of St. Petersburg – Chisinau). During the formation of trains of carriers include in their composition from nine to 18 cars. By results of examination of the Russian Railways, the level of occupancy of trains varies from 20% to 80%." This indicates the ability of carriers to transport increasing numbers of passengers using existing structures and, If necessary, to increase the composition of these trains through additional carriages ", - has specified the authorized organization. On the last working day of the week the head of Ministry of transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov said that the 1st round of negotiations on air traffic between Russia and Ukraine will take place on 24 October in Brussels. Remember, October 12, the Ministry of transport of Russia has received the notification of the State aviation administration of Ukraine about a complete stop of the air messages between Ukraine and Russia on October 25. For its part, the Federal air transport Agency has written to airlines of Ukraine of the notice on the prohibition of flights to the Russian Federation from October 25. Ukrainian airlines, for its part, asked for permission to fly to the Russian Federation in the winter season 2015-2016. The Federal air transport Agency made a proposal to the state aviation administration of Ukraine without delay, to hold conversations in any convenient for the Ukrainian side.