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Ride This Train

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Here’s something for the pleasure of your timewasting day. A virtual six day ride on the Trans Siberian from Moscow to Vladistock.

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The interactive Flash movie from Russian Railways lets you walk the corridors, look out at the sights, stretch your legs at the main stations, even go to the loo and chat to other passengers. (In virtual Russian.)

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Bet you waste at least ten minutes on this link. Press the green button to board.

. Now Playing: ‘Mystery Train’ mp3 (1956)

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8 comments to Ride This Train

  • You win the bet!

    (Mind you, I don’t remember the last Trans-Sib train I took being this clean…)

  • I stumbled across that several months ago and it is a good waste of ten minutes. Too bad it is not in English also to allow more people around the world to enjoy it because that is one of the world’s most famous train rides. For me personally, the virtual tour is probably good enough. I think I will skip the real time waster of 6 days on the train.

  • copydude

    I don’t think I could handle all 6 days either. Laptop batteries don’t last
    long enough. Paolo Cuelho reported that the rocking of the train prevented him from reading or writing a word.

    http://www.thecopydude.com/?p=68

    My idea would be to fly to Novosibirsk and then do the pretty run back to Baikal.

    A propos Andy’s comment, the luxe train must be a new initiative - the Russian variant of the Orient Express or the Blue Train - and probably only runs on special days. Should check the timetable.

  • i think i could manage all 6 days in train. actually it’s kind of my wish to travel with this train even since 1990 when i first heard about it. i bet it is an adventure.

    thanx for this amazing link.

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  • Dear Copydude,

    I came across your website after searching for a photo of the Trans Siberian Railway (Moscow to Valdivostok).

    http://www.thecopydude.com/ride-this-train/

    Would you grant me permission to use your photo (free-of-charge) in the future on my website (www.seoultribune.com)? Thank you in advance for your reply and comment.

    Best regards,
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    P.S. I will give (write) copyright holder name of the photo, should you say - yes to me. Thank you.

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