|Russian railway ticket explanation|
Each Russian railway ticket is a special watermark paper size of letter
format (19,5 cm. width and 8,5 cm. height). On the top of ticket located additional railway logo hologram
(circle with logo). Special ticket numeration located on the top (right corner).
Dark blue line - on the first row you can find following information:
Train number (073) - Departure date (24.07) - Departure time (15.23) - Car number (005) - Car type (Ï) - Ticket price calculation - Number of peoples (01) - Additional information about privileges
Whichever class of travel you choose, each coach is looked after by a pair of attendants called a 'provodnik' (male) or 'provodnitsa' (female). The provodnik will check your ticket at the door when you board. Shortly after departure, the provodnik will come round to take your ticket. You'll be able to get you ticket back about 30 minutes before train arrive to you station.