12 life hacking, that will make the trip more comfortable in the car with reserved seats
A Life / / December 19, 2019
1. Select the correct train and the car
Through the station you want may take several trains. They are not the same level of comfort and service: one may be new cars with air conditioning and portable toilets, the other - all the old-fashioned. To not be in this, you need to choose the right train. To begin, note the following number:
- 1-150 - fast trains that run all year round;
- 151-298 - seasonal or additional fast trains;
- 301-450 and 601-698 - regular passenger trains;
- 451-598 - seasonal or occasional train.
If possible, choose a regular train (1-150 and 301-450). They ply the time, so they Railways replaces the old cars with new ones. In these more common reserved seat with air conditioning, toilets, outlets in each compartment, and new bedding.
Fast trains do go quickly: according to the standardsTrains and coaches - Railways. their speed of 50-91 km / h. The passenger maximum speed - 50 km / h.
Rooms 151-298, 451-598 and 601-698 - seasonal or additional trains. They are allowed in the summer on the southern direction (Adler, Anapa, Novorossiysk) and holidays (New Year, International Women's Day, Victory Day, the Day of National Unity), when demand is high and all tickets lacks. These trains are completed on leftovers of those cars that is. These are the most Soviet car with reserved seats with wooden windows and two sockets at all.
Some trains regularly travel shift workers. This is not always a bad neighborhood, but sometimes bad luck: a tired man can go through with alcohol, too loud snoring and put into the passage smelly socks. Most often shift workers travel in trains to Nizhnevartovsk, Novy Urengoy, Neryungri, Barnaul.
2. Buy a ticket in advance
The most inconvenient places - the upper side. Usually they accrue to those who buy a ticket to popular destinations at the last minute. Try to take tickets in advance: they comeOpening Hours Ticket sales. on sale 90 days before departure. For example, if you plan to go to December 30, tickets can be purchased on 2 October. Earlier (120 days), you can purchase tickets for the train "Red Arrow" and "Express" from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
other terms apply to international flights:
- In the CIS and Baltic countries the tickets go on sale for 45 days. If the train travels through Moscow - 60.
- In Paris, Berlin, Prague and Nice - 60 days.
- In Moldova - 30 days. If the train travels through Moscow - 45.
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3. Choose a good place
Traditionally, the best seats in the train - the bottom. There are comfortable to sleep, you can safely dine at the table, reading a book, look out the window and remove your luggage so that no one could get. The only problem - companions who strive to sit or stand on your feet bed.
If you go for no longer than 10-12 hours, and you want to sleep on the road, it is better to take the top spot: there you will not be disturbed. And if you are traveling together, do not be afraid to take the side seats. So you can dine together at the same table, and not be distracted by the neighbors.
- When purchasing tickets on the train, see diagram: lower shelves - it's odd places, the top - the even. Marginalia start from 37 th to 54 th, with the 37th and 38th - in the toilet.
- In the third and the sixth compartment are emergency exits, so the windows do not open it. It does not matter if in the car has air conditioning, but it becomes a serious problem if it is not, and go away. Keep this in mind when buying a ticket.
- Not the most successful space - the first and last compartment. Past you will constantly take the passengers to visit the toilet, throw out the trash or get out at the station, and at night can disturb sleep light from the vestibule.
4. Take comfortable clothes and slippers
Try to change the train and you will notice that the ride was pleasant. T-shirt and shorts does not restrict movement, such as jeans and a sweater. They are not afraid to mash or splash. Even more comfort slippers add: it's easier to put on one's shoes to go for tea or to the platform.
Summer wagons are not heated, so the evening can become cold. In that case, grab the socks. But the winter is hot in the train - take the clothes with this in mind.
5. Stock up on earplugs
Sometimes the hardest part of the trip - the neighbors. Grab earplugs or noise-canceling headphones, in case someone is snoring loudly. They will not solve the problem completely, but it will help to deal with it.
6. Take a snack
Go satiated nicer than hungry. Bring a something tasty, but not perishable fruits, fresh vegetables, bread, cheese, dried fruit, nuts, instant porridge or noodles something for tea. A few more tea bags, not to buy them at exorbitant prices from the conductor.
Also on the road you can order ready-made food and take it away when you get to the station. Any food delivery service will bring you a hot pizza or burgers to the car. In order not to risk, make an order that the train stop is a long (at least 30 minutes) to the courier had to find your car.
7. Go to the restaurant car
It happens that with nothing, and I'm hungry. Or neighbors so sick that need somewhere to move. In such cases, it saves the dining car: comfortable seats let you spend more than one hour, and at the table, you can not only eat, but also to work or read a book. Dining cars are not available in all trains. To find out whether he will be in your can to Railways website.
8. take a shower
IN some trains shower. For 150 rubles you are taken to the staff car, and for a fee offer slippers and disposable cap.
If your soul is no train, take a micellar water for washing and thermal water to cool off if the car is hot. Do not be redundant wipes: they can be wiped clean hands and a table in the reserved seat.
9. Use the toilet in the next car
Imagine that you are in an old car, and the next you - new, with bio toilet. Or you go along with the students, which is why the toilet more often busier than free. In such a situation, do not hesitate to go to the next car, even if it is the compartment: no one will say anything.
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10. Walk to stations
Think like a train ride travel in Russia. It is unlikely that you yourself have arrived at Arzamas, Murom or station "Dashing". So do not sit in the compartment during the stop and walk along the platform. So you breathe air and razomnotes, and simultaneously hear the accent of local grandmothers selling cakes.
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11. Find something to do
If you sit back and look at the ceiling, the time will stretch very slowly. Therefore, take a bookWho have long wanted to read in advance, download the series, buy crossword puzzles or coloring for adults. If you go now, you can play cards, sea battle, dominoes or chess.
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12. Go to the compartment
If absolutely no strength to remain in the second-class carriage, for example, there is an impossible stuffiness or you have got unpleasant neighbors, refer to the head of the train with a request to change the coach class. Railways makes it possible to go into the compartment on the condition that the train has unredeemed place. Then you offer to pay a certain amount and continue the trip in a more comfortable environment.
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