Russian railway workers are studying the possibility of the sale of train tickets for a year

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in fotovakschool train Swallow. Archival photoRussian railway workers are studying the possibility of the sale of train tickets for a year© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Russian railwaymen would like to sell tickets for trains, such as aviation, for the year ahead, the words of Director General of «Federal passenger company» (FPC, «daughter» of Russian Railways on the transportations of passengers in distant following) Peter Ivanov.

«I would like to sell (tickets), such as aviation, for the year ahead, but this is impossible, the infrastructure of the us does not» — said Ivanov in an interview to the newspaper «Vedomosti» on the question of what projects would like to implement.

«We’re working on it. We are the carrier, the operator, but we are an integral part of our parent company. Of course, taking any decisions, we proceed from the interests of the holding, to balance passenger and cargo traffic, ensuring traffic safety on the infrastructure, a timely repair paths and so on,» he added.

Russian Railways sold the tickets 45 days before departure. From December 2016, the company increased the sales of tickets to 60, with a December 2017 — up to 90 days. Russian Railways has announced plans to open sales and 120 days.

«I believe that a very important achievement was the decision to increase the depth of sales of tickets from 45 days to 60 first, and then up to 90 days before train departure. We expect that the increasing depth of sales will occur and further to 120 in the long term up to 180 days on a number of routes where possible,» — said in an interview with Ivanov.

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