“The demand for tickets for long-distance trains continues to grow ... At the end of May, passengers issued an average of about 100 thousand tickets per day. Today, the number of travel documents sold has doubled - up to 200 thousand per day, ”the report said.

It is noted that 37% of tickets sold were purchased in the direction of the Black Sea coast and resorts of the North Caucasus.

“In the near future, more than 70 long-distance trains will be restored on the schedule,” the press service said.

Earlier, Russian Railways said that more than 60% of summer trains that were canceled due to the situation with coronavirus infection will resume running in Russia in July and August.