posted on 16th Nov 2013 22:54
On 1 November 2013 RZD inaugurated the first regular service using its fleet of new double deck sleepers. The rakes of 13 vehicles, offering a total of 800 berths, are used on trains 104/103, which link Moskva with Adler via Rostov-na-Donu. Departure from Moskva-Kazanskaya station is at 07.50, the southbound run of 1,758 km taking 25h19, with 12 intermediate stops. Here we see the inaugural train prior to departure from the Russian capital.