the Situation in the industry is critical and leads to irreversible consequences, he said. “In the first half of April, the volume of transportation of passengers by long-distance trains fell by 77 percent compared to last year. With the mass return of tickets and the income from their sales declined by more than 90 percent,” led the head of the Cabinet of Ministers data.

In this situation, the government it is important to prevent failures in the passenger rail and water transport where it will hit first and foremost the people. “We need to make sure that the carriers are guaranteed to fulfill their obligations to passengers,” – said Mishustin.