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The Heart of the Trans-Siberian

Author: Natalya Beskhlebnaya
Translation: Paul E. Richardson

Nov/Dec 2011
Page 52   ( 4 pages)

Summary: It was the last, most difficult part of the Trans-Siberian to build – a 90 km stretch of railway bending around Lake Baikal’s southern coast. To this day it preserves the ethos of its age and is the symbolic heart of the 9,289 kilometer rail line.

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