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Introduction to the Trans-Siberian Railway
content: what is trans-siberian - why go there - highlights - history - facts What is the Trans Siberian: Trans-Siberian railway (usually called TransSib in Russia) is the world's longest and the most famous train route that goes through Russia.
Life in the Trans-Siberian Train
When you spend more than two days in the train, it becomes like your second home: you get to know all the conductors, you spend a lot of time with co-passengers, and there's a special life that's happening inside the train.
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Practical Advices for Trans-Siberian Travelers
content: train specifics - tips & safety - hop off / hop on secrets Trans-Siberian Train Specifics: Types of Trains: There are 3 classes of trains in Russia: 1st class 2-berth compartment, either one berth over the other berth placement, or one berth opposite the other one (this is called "spalny vagon" or "sleeping compartment"); 2nd class 4-berth compartment (there's quite plenty of space, comparing to European trains, it's called "coupe" in Russian); 3rd class no compartments, just many berths in a car ("platzcart").