Vegetarian dishes will be on the menu in the restaurant cars of WC2018 free trains
ANO Transport Directorate of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 has confirmed the menu in the restaurant cars of free trains that will provide free transportation for fans and media representatives during the FIFA World Cup. A range of vegetarian, meat and fish dishes, as well as hot and cold snacks will be available on the menu. Those foreign guests who want to taste Russian traditional cuisine can also choose such dishes as solyanka, cabbage soup (shchi) and pancakes from the menu. The menu of the restaurant cars will include hot and cold non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic beverages (wine and beer) no stronger than 16.5 proof. Strong alcoholic beverages will be sold in accordance with the existing laws and specific government instructions. The World Cup official commemorative gifts can be obtained in all the trains.
Retail delivery trade will be organised on Lastochka and Strizh trains that will go on the Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod route. Passengers will be able to buy various snacks, sandwiches and cold non-alcoholic drinks.
As many as 734 additional trains with a total capacity of 448,000 passengers will be put into service to provide free transportation for fans and FIFA-accredited media representatives between 11 host cities of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. 86% of tickets for trains going to group stages and 60% of those for trains going to knockout matches have been booked by now.