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High speed train "Strizh"

Strizh (“Swift”) branded train

Enjoy your trip from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod on board the Strizh train.

The high-speed Strizh train offers a comfortable journey from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod and/or vice versa. Strizh has replaced Sapsan on the route, to make your trips even more comfortable! Strizh is the Russian brand for a train, running on multiple routes in Europe and designed by Talgo, Spain. It has been adapted to the Russian gauge, which is slightly broader thanEurope’s.

Stylish, comfortable and reliable, Strizh has already transported over a million passengers, it grows more popular every year. Depending on the date, it runs 3 or more times a day. Apart from the Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod route, Strizh also runs between Moscow and Berlin.

Route and departure points

The train departs from the Kursky railway station, Moscow. It runs from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod via Vladimir, Kovrov, Dzerzhinsk. Route length - 442 km, travel time - 3 hours 35 minutes.

Strizh’s consist

Strizh’s rail cars are slightly smaller than the standard ones in terms of height and area. Rail car types:

  • 5 luxury cars
  • 2 1st class cars
  • 9 3rd class cars
  • 1 buffet car
  • 1 dining car
  • 2 technical cars.


Strizh offers comfortable trips in any season. It has air conditioning and electric heating, clean eco-friendly toilets, wheelchair accessible compartments, personal WC-bathroom units and shower cabins for luxury car passengers. Strizh will be the best option for your trip.

Where to buy tickets?

Tickets for Strizh are available at! We offer a user-friendly multilingual search interface, simple electronic registration, schedules. We make trip planning easy. Tickets will be e-mailed to you. You will need a passport and a printed ticket to board.

Changed your mind? You can cancel your booking within 72 hours before departure. Have a nice journey with!

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