The press service of the Volga-Kama region of the Kuibyshev Railway told ulpravda.ru about this.
“About five thousand pets traveled unaccompanied by their owners on trains of the Kuibyshev branch of JSC FPC in ten months of 2023, which is 27% higher than the same period last year,” a press service employee of the Volga-Kama region of the Kuibyshev Railway told ulpravda.ru roads Ekaterina Kolesnikova. – Cats and dogs traveled the most. Among the unusual representatives of the fauna this year, hamsters, rabbits, chinchillas, ferrets, fish and parrots began to travel more often on trains.”
Let us remind you that you can transport unaccompanied pets in the luggage compartment of the staff cars of long-distance trains of JSC FPC, which run within the country.
“During the journey, the animals are placed in sealed cages or carriers, they have access to food, water and a tray,” said Ekaterina Kolesnikova. – Animal guides look after the animals. Together with them, you can send accompanying documents for the animal: veterinary passport, birth certificate, pedigree, and so on.”
To register the transportation of animals at specialized baggage counters, it is necessary to fill out a standard application indicating the last name, first name, patronymic, telephone number of the sender and recipient, as well as other necessary information.
The rules for transporting animals can be found on the website of JSC Russian Railways in the section “Services and Services”/“Transportation of Unaccompanied Pets”.
Photos provided by the press service of the Volga-Kama region of the Kuibyshev Railway
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