Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

• Transsiberian: journey from Baikal to Moscow

The Trans-Siberian Railway (Transsib) - it is the longest railway in the world. The starting point - Moscow, the final destination - Vladivostok trunk length - 9288, 2 km.

Melbourne photographer Tom Roe went around Transibu from Baikal to Moscow. His eyes opened, the most inhospitable and unexplored, but surprisingly beautiful and exciting landscapes. He described the howling man's journey from the West.

Look at the eyes of the Russian hinterland Canadian.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

The author traveled from Beijing to Moscow via Ulan Bator.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

"We went in May and it was a fantastic time of year. Within a few days we have witnessed a blossoming of spring. "

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

Transsiberian connecting the European part, the Urals, Siberia and Far East Russia. Throughput: 100 million tons of cargo per year. On October 5 is the 100th anniversary of the day when he began his work station on the Trans-Siberian Railway in Russia - the last stretch - a bridge across the Amur River. Yes, on October 5, it was the end of the road construction on the territory of the Russian Empire.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

the passing scenery of the Russian hinterland.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

These species are very different from species within the Garden Ring. Yes, and on the kinds of large Russian cities, too.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

Russian nature. Birches.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

Someone set fire to the grass.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

The endless expanses.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

In these places, time seems to stand still.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

The cost of building the Trans-Siberian from 1891 to 1916 amounted to 1, 5 billion rubles. It is difficult to estimate how much it would cost today. For example: the Russian government approved a project to modernize the passport BAMa and Trans. Total investment in the project until 2018 will amount to 560 billion rubles.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

According to the Trans-Siberian Railway shuttled the farthest in the world of train number 53/54 Kharkov - Vladivostok, overcomes the 9714 km journey in the last 7 days 6:00 10 minutes. On 15 May 2010 the train was "clipped" to Ufa plant, but direct running of wagons has been saved. Since November 2011, the train was finally canceled. The farthest in the world through coach for a long time he was Kiev - Vladivostok, 10259 km distance, travel time 7 days 19 hours 50 minutes. Since November 2011, he was also canceled due to unprofitability.

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow

At the Yaroslavl station in Moscow, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok are special kilometer posts with the indication of extended highway - "Km 0" on one face and "9298 km" (Moscow), "3336 km" (Novosibirsk) "9288 km" (Vladivostok).

Transsib: the journey from Baikal to Moscow