- Large-scale reconstruction of the Kerch ferry service been finally completed, its capacity has been increased to 50,000 passengers, 10,000 cars and thousands of trucks per day. As of today, there are no queues, passengers are provided with the ability to get real-time information about the weather and the situation at the ferry service. They can also use an electronic queue. On-line booking of tickets operates smoothly. So called single-ticket can still be used this year for transportation by rail, then by ferry and again by rail in Crimea. Direct rail transportation will link Moscow and Simferopol. This will also contribute to the ease of travel to the Crimean peninsula for Russian tourists.
From the meeting of RF Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev with Deputy Prime Ministers of Russia.