The Trans-Siberian Railway (Транссибирская магистраль) is the longest railway network in the world connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East and the Sea of Japan.
In March 1890, the future Tsar Nicholas II personally inaugurated and blessed the construction of the Far East segment of the Trans-Siberian Railway during his stop at Vladivostok, after visiting Japan at the end of his journey around the world Continue...
Demand and Design
In the late 19th century, the development of Siberia was hampered by poor transport links within the region as well as between Siberia and the rest of the country. Aside from the Great Siberian Route, good roads suitable for wheeled Continue...
The Trans-Siberian Railway is the theme for the Trans-Siberian Railway Panorama and 1900 Trans-Siberian Railway Fabergé egg. In the videogame Syberia the protagonist travels by train through Russia/Siberia – a clear reference to The Trans-siberian railway The Corto Maltese comic Continue...
Don’t Fly to Moscow – Use The Train
It's easy, safe & comfortable to travel from London to Moscow by train. Taking only 2 nights!
Eurostar from London to Brussels or Paris
A high-speed train to Frankfurt
Then the daily Russian sleeping-car from Frankfurt to Moscow
It's the civilised way to reach Russia! Or choose from a range of other options via Berlin or Warsaw, including some to St Petersburg.