Additional Train, Bus Services Provided over Chrismas Holidays

Society | December 22, 2014, Monday // 15:33
Bulgaria: Additional Train, Bus Services Provided over Chrismas Holidays Sofia Central Bus Station. File photo

The Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) have provided additional carriages for 127 trains on the main routes in the country in view of the forthcoming Christmas holidays.

The number of buses traveling on the busiest routes will be also increased, the Bulgarian National Television reports.

BDZ provides 10 600 additional places from December 23 to 29, and 111 fast trains and another 16 with additional reservation will be traveling with increased capacities.

Trains with additional carriages are to travel to all parts of the country, both to the most remote – Varna, Burgas, Ruse and Silistra, as well as to the busiest – Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, Vidin and Pleven.

BDZ is to reduce the price of return tickets with between 10 % to 30 %.

Bus carriers have also provided discounts of 20 % for return tickets.

They advise passengers not to wait until the last moment in order to buy tickets, reminding them that tickets can be also purchased online.

The bus tickets for December 23 and 24 have already been sold out.

Only in the span of these two days 600 buses with more than 30 000 passengers will depart from Sofia Central Bus Station to all parts of the country.

All carriers have provided additional buses.

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