The train Lotus (Moscow — Astrakhan) appeared wireless access to the Internet

   The service is available to all users of devices enabled with Wi-Fi. To receive a steady signal at the maximum for the route used a combined set of communication "3G + satellite" set in the staff car. The cost of service is from 390 to 990 rubles for the trip depending on the volume of passenger traffic.

Recall OAO "Federal Passenger Company" (Subsidiary of JSC "Russian Railways") is implementing a project to introduce Wi-Fi in the most popular among passengers trains. Since the end of 2011 together with a number of major telecom operators tested the services. Project to provide wireless internet in the train number 5/6 "Lotus" is realized in cooperation with the national satellite operator STEK.KOM. In the near future, and other operators are preparing to move to commercial projects underway at a number of trains, in particular, on the train number 9/10 "Lada" message Moscow — Samara.

On August 6, 2012 in conjunction with the company of OJSC "MegaFon" through established 3G/Wi-Fi routers is a service of Internet access in all formulations following trains:

  • Number 59 "Volga" Nizhny Novgorod — St. Petersburg;
  • Number 153 "Thunderbird" Nizhny Novgorod — Moscow;
  • Number 167 "Nevsky Express" St. Petersburg — Moscow;
  • Number 32 "Leo Tolstoy" Moscow — Helsinki.

To date, the pilot project routers come with one of each type of wagon, available in the (luxury, NE, coupe, reserved seat, sitting, dining car).

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