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Sapsan Goes to Nizhny

Russian Railways, or RZD, on Friday opened a Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod route for its high-speed Sapsan train, allowing for a four-hour trip between the cities.

Two trains daily will travel round trip between St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod via Moscow. The minimum ticket price for a Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod trip is 1,267.40 rubles ($41.88), while a trip from St. Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod will cost 4,125.4 rubles, RZD said.


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