Useful information on train travel

How much hand luggage can I take with me? How many pieces?

Each passenger is allowed up to 36 kg of hand luggage. Unlike the flight check in, number of suitcases is not important while you travel by train.

Understanding the train ticket: What does my railway ticket say?

Train ticket of Uzbekistan Railways

1. Departure date
2. Departure time
3. Number of carriage
4. Number of passengers
5. Number of train
6. Departure destination
7. Passenger seat
8. Passenger information (passport number, name)
9. Arrival date
10. Arrival time

Uzbekistan Railways Train ticket classes:

Afrosiyob train has VIP Class carriage with 11 leather covered seats, Business Class with 26 seats and Economy Class accommodates 36 passengers.
Sharq and Nasaf trains offer comfortable SV (in Russian, analogue of Luxe) carriage with 2 berths, First and Second classes offer 36 leather and 56 aircraft style upholstery seating places respectively.
Night train classes are SV (carriage with two berths cabins), Compartment (carriage with double-bunk arrangement berth cabins) and Platskart (carriage with double-bunk arrangement berth).

Discounts available on Uzbekistan Railways services:

- A child under age of five may accompany each fare-paying passenger free of charge. Children who are travelling free may only occupy a seat which is not required by a fare-paying passenger.
-One of two (or more) children under five years of age may accompany free of charge, while another (others) will have 50% discount and a separate seat.
-30% discount applies for children train tickets up to the age of 10.