As reported in RIA Novosti with reference to the Federal passenger company, from July 16 on trains of the Russian Railways company carry pets (dogs, cats, turtles, hamsters, birds) unaccompanied by their owners.
For the pet will need to issue a separate ticket. The cost of transportation will depend on the distance, the minimum price “animal” ticket will be 730 rubles. Tickets will be sold in luggage offices. To arrange a travel card for an animal, first you need to fill out an application form and indicate your contact details of the sender and recipient.
The new pet transport service will start working first only 13 long-distance trains of Russian Railways. However after successful start and end of test mode new rules apply to all compositions.
From mid-July, pets can ride on trains without the hosts
Warm-blooded pets need to be sent on a trip to special containers or cages. They must be comfortable. for an animal, with air access and well closed. Animal will be in this “compartment” throughout the trip. therefore You must also take care of his pastime on the road: put in your container your favorite toy, feed, a drinker with water and absorbents to maintain sanitary conditions.
Conductors will take care of the condition of the animal on the road. your instructions, using the baggage that you provide your pet.