December 12, launched a direct train on the second-longest trans-European route Moscow — Berlin — Paris.
All tickets for the train thro communication Moscow — Berlin — Paris, who on Monday launched JSC "Federal Passenger Company" (FSP, "daughter" of Russian Railways), sold by the end of 2011.
The train departed from the station in the Belarusian 8.51 MSK and arrive in Paris at the East Station at 20.31 local vremeni.Marshrut train will pass through five states: Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany and France. The length of the route is 3.17 thousand kilometers.
The maximum speed of the train Moscow — Berlin — Paris is about 200 km / h
The train will run cars class "luxury", the first and second class as well as a dining car. Coupe car "luxury" has a bathroom with a shower, chair, TV. The shelves are arranged vertically, the bottom converts into a double bed. The car has a lounge bar.
First-class carriage includes 10 double mini, second-class — 11 triple compartment. Shelves in all the cars are arranged vertically, in each compartment there are folding chair and a wash basin.
In the sections Moscow — Brest and Brest — Moscow runs the dining car of the Moscow branch of "FIC". On the section Warsaw — Paris — Warsaw in the train dining car included improved interior, leased from the company PKP Intercity (Poland). Both restaurants menu is in Russian and English languages, including Russian specialties and European cuisine. For passengers cars of class "luxury" provides a daily complimentary breakfast.
Conductors train Moscow — Berlin — Paris have higher education and basic knowledge of a foreign language. Preference is given to candidates with experience of not less than two years.