“Do you know that you can shorten the distance between Iasi and Brasov by about 2 hours if you choose to travel by direct train? GO www.cfrcalatori.ro or the mobile application “CFR Călători train trains and online tickets” and you can find the right train on the desired route ”, say the CFR Călători representatives in a post on your own Facebook page.
Thus, the IR 1541 train that leaves Iași at 05:35 arrives in Brașov after 8 hours and 3 minutes, more precisely at 13:38, according to the information from the CFR Călători post.
Also, the IR 1540 train leaves Brașov at 14:10 and arrives after 8 hours and 18 minutes in Iași, ie at 22:28.
The direct train Iași – Brașov runs through Miercurea Ciuc, unlike the other variants in which the train must be changed to Pașcani, Ploiești Sud or even to Bucharest Nord.
2021 is European Year of Railways, the one in which the whole European Union implements the rules agreed in the framework of the fourth railway package. It is the year in which several important events on rail transport in Europe are celebrated, as follows: the 20th anniversary of the first railway package, the 175th anniversary of the first rail link between two EU capitals (Paris-Brussels ), as well as 40 years of TGV and 30 years of ICE.
In Romania, 167 years have passed since the first railway put into use in Romania, 141 years since the establishment of the CFR institution and 108 years since the commissioning of the first electrified railway in Romania and Eastern Europe (Săgeata Verde, Holiday cottages near Arad-Ghioroc-Șiria).