FPK says the realignment of Russian passengers with Outbound tourism on the

MOSCOW, 28. /TASS/. Open society “the Federal passenger company” (FPK, a subsidiary of RZD) is the reorientation of Russian passengers with Outbound tourism on the on the background of the limitations of air transport with Turkey and Egypt. Reported TASS the first Deputy General Director FPK Vladimir Каляпин.

“The dynamics of changes of traffic volumes on the rail, testifies to the continuing Trend of the realignment of the Outbound tourism,” he said, commenting on the impact of restrictions of air traffic.

Restrictions for air traffic with Egypt and Turkey were made to the in November of this year, after the disaster of the aircraft is A321 for the Russian airline “Kogalymavia” on the Sinai 31. October and the attacks of the Turkish military on the Russian Bomber su-24.

According to Каляпина, the undisputed leader for the growth of the traffic of trains of long-distance transport are Sochi. So, in the original packaging

. Half of the December 2015 trains, following in the message Rostov-Adler, transported, 16% more passengers, the growth of transport in the message Moscow-Adler amounted to 3%. In addition, more attractiveness for tourists and other cities of Krasnodar territory: the growth of transport trains the message Moscow-Novorossiysk pipeline in this period amounted to 20%, Moscow-Anapa – 5%.

The interest of the passengers caused and the district of the Caucasian mineral waters: volume of traffic in the communication Moscow-Kislovodsk rose 9%, Moscow-Vladikavkaz – 7%.

The same trends growth point and the directions in which the passengers do travel for a weekend (routes of the day): Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow-Smolensk, Moscow-Volgograd, Moscow-Belgorod. The growth in the shipments straight trains in each of these directions by more than 40%.

“The growth of tourist flows in the communications are largely connected with the introduction of the new trains with the daylight mode, skipping. Тактовость movement, minimum travel time, comfort, car, as well as the available rates to create conditions for the development of domestic tourism”, – said the Deputy head of the FPK.