The composition arrived at the Kiev station. His number is 906. A representative of Russian Railways told RIA Novosti that the train would travel without stops, and that passengers would undergo border and customs screening, as well as a medical examination by Rospotrebnadzor employees along the way.
In the opposite direction, at number 905, the train will leave Ukraine with the Ukrainians from Moscow on the same Saturday, March 28, at 19.35 and arrive in Kiev on the morning of March 29.
For several years now, Russian passenger trains did not run between Russia and Ukraine, except for one transit to Chisinau. Only trains of the Ukrainian Railways and the railway administrations of the CIS countries ran. However, in connection with COVID-19, the running of these trains was also stopped.