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41 Russia: Train Tickets, No

Russia: Train Tickets, No

Posted on May 5, 2009 by


Train in Russia

Are you going travel to Russia. Would you like to buy Russian train tickets? Well you don’t need to if you want to feel yourself for a moment Russian. Trainhiking is very common, some do it for fun some for just saving the ticket price.

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41 Responses to “Russia: Train Tickets, No”

  1. LiraNuna says:

    lol wtf?

    photoshopped! (or those are really slow trains)

  2. Miss India says:

    OMG It look like where I work! :(

  3. Mr. Pakistan says:

    Do not ‘do it’ with mother Russia, or else Russian people will jump on your trains.

  4. molodiec says:

    Nothing special, just economy class.

  5. Miss India says:

    Great post, thankyou.

  6. Miss India says:

    Excellent post, thank you.

  7. YJ says:

    Reminds me of train ride from India but much worse.

  8. jaybeecity says:

    Good way to save money.
    If you think thats cool, look on youtube theres a guy riding on the back of the tokyo bullet train at around 200mph

  9. Miss India says:

    OMG It reminds me of my latest job :(

  10. Steam McQueen says:

    Odd. In the outlying areas (i.e. NOT one of main stations) it is pretty easy to ride the train for free. Unless there has been a policy change, rarely does the conductor come around and ask for a ticket.

    I’m thinking this is done more for a thrill than for actual transportation needs.

  11. SSSR says:

    Those trains are not even moving!

    (Pose for the camera so I can post this on english russia guys)

  12. W says:

    This is how Miss I ndia gets around

  13. Miss india says:

    OMG russians are so poor they’ll risk their lives to save on train fare. sad really. :(

    • Russia says:

      and what about indians? cramming the whole country on a train. why are you commenting on everything? back to the sweat shop with you!

  14. dsfsdfs says:

    Something that you would never see in Soviet Union.

  15. too much vodka says:

    Ah, yes train tickets in Russia… Once we were going by train from Vyborg (or Viipurii for the drunken Finns) to St. Petersburg (or Leningrad for the backward commies). If we wanted to buy a ticket, we had to stand in line for almost an hour. The easier solution: go to the train and buy an unofficial ticket from the conductor (it was a fast train where conductors actually do check if you have tickets) for half the price.

    On another occasion, travelling from Zelenogorsk (or Terijoki for those same Finns) to Piter, as usual without a ticket, we are checked by a conductor. He takes a good look at the group, and demands a fine of 20 rubles for the people that in his view were better dressed and therefore probably have more money and 10 rubles for the others. Actually, the fine was smaller than the price of the ticket…

  16. Cuban : D says:

    except for crocodile gena and his friends, they once traveled upon a wagon and gena sang goluboi vagon

  17. Alfa says:

    Don’t you think that they do such things just for fun? especially teeagers.

  18. Ole says:

    i was there on the photo 11 or 12, with the blue bridges

  19. Miss Estonia says:

    I get around as much as Miss India!

    Guys line up to fuk me

  20. alex_rus says:

    Actually I’ve born in Russia and lived here for 20 years, but never have seen this. I even can say, these photos are most likely tune specifically. You probably think in Russia millions of poor people use such variation transporting, but it’s not true. May be in India it is.

  21. someone anonymous says:

    russian travel-class

  22. coquihallaOne says:

    Great post. So where’s the railway police? Hanging off a rocking train doesn’t do it for me, but different strokes for future amputation folks. Where’s Comrade Lenin when you really need him? This’d never happened in the former Soviet Union…this must be the ‘new freedom’ everyone was fighting for. Nice.

  23. mchelaid says:

    is it for real? can’t believe it.

  24. khlynov says:

    It’s for real, and has little to do with the price of tickets. These are suburb trains. Dirt-cheap and affordable (and easy to get on and off for free, no need to ride outside for a free ride). People do it for the sheer hell of it. Notice that none of these people have any serious luggage with them (well, one does, and he may actually be doing it for the free ride).

    The suburb trains don’t have conductors – if you get on for free by jumping a fence in the suburbs, the real challenge is to get out of the train station when you arrive, since you need the ticket to unlock the gate. You can jump the old-style gates, but the new ones are much harder to jump.

  25. julia says:

    Exciting action. May be i should have a try .

  26. Owen says:

    Where are the pictures of their dead bodies, oh yeah on gore.com or whatever. Darwin Awards in the post…

  27. rajiv says:

    very dangerous to travel.

  28. ttruns says:

    I don’t know, what meaning do you want to express?
    just prove they are brave? I don’t think it fun!

  29. the_lovingod says:

    I also did ride such way, sometimes when doors suddenly closed. The best place in suburban train – no wind, no people, no heat, you can sit and smoke. Just hold, and there is nothing dangerous.

    There was a joke related to this. My friends was in a train without tickets, and when revisors came, they exit and attached to the rear. The next stop, 3 or 4 kms, they entered the same wagon again. They said passengers were very amazed.

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  31. Douglas says:

    Life in Russia….always an adventure.

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