With a top speed of close to 140 mph, the high-speed Allegro Train takes travelers between Helsinki, Finland and St. Petersburg, Russia in three and a half hours. The train seats 340 passengers in first and second classes and has been planned keeping those with specific needs in mind. Areas are available for passengers needing wheelchairs as well as for those travelling with pets. Other amenities include a restaurant carriage, a meeting lounge and a playroom for children. Services such as WiFi Internet and currency exchange are also available onboard.
The Allegro Train consists of 7 carriages and is equipped with safety features designed to work on both Finnish and Russian railway networks. The passenger information system is in Russian, Finnish and English. Service on train is provided by a specially trained international crew fluent in all three languages. No smoking is allowed on the train.
Year built: 2010
Train type: Daytime Train Only
Each individual seat on the Allegro is equipped with a folding table, adjustable back rest, individual lighting, a socket between the seats for recharging mobile phones and laptops, a place for coats, a footrest and storage pockets for newspapers and magazines.
First Class - 42 seats. Features 1+2 seating, leather seats, radio headphones, provision of newspapers and magazines, lounge meeting room with 6 seats and self-service zone with tea and coffee.
Second Class - 296 seats. Featues 2+2 seating and a children's playroom in carriage number 7.
Wheelchair Accessible - 2 seats in carriage number 2. Features elevator/lift and special toilet facility in carriage.