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- 8th edition of the guide to the world's longest railway journey
512 pages, 76 maps
30 colour photos, 10 B&W photos
120mm x 180mm, 5" x 7"
- The best guides are the Trans-Siberian Handbook by Bryn Thomas, with a mile-by-mile companion...
- The Telegraph, November 2012
- Extensively updated
- Railway Gazette International, November 2011
- The definitive guidebook is Bryn Thomas's 'Trans-Siberian Handbook'
- The Independent
- The handbook was really brilliant (everyone we met on the train had a copy!!) We can't imagine doing the trip without it.
- Helen Clive
- The Trans-Siberian Handbook (Trailblazer) is the bible for this journey...
- The Daily Telegraph
- Definitive guide
- Conde Nast Traveler
- An invaluable travelling companion
- Well researched...A wealth of information... Is a fascinating read and contains so much more than the usual handbook
- The Herald
- First edition shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel and Guide Book Awards
- Thomas Cook Travel
- Tells you everything you need to know
- The Trans-Siberian Handbook... is a must
- The Sunday Times
- An invaluable guidebook
- The Financial Times
The definitive guide to the World's Greatest Rail Journey
8th edition – now also includes Siberian BAM railway route.
- The World's Greatest Rail Journey
A trip across Siberia on the longest continuous railway track in the world is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime. It's also a convenient way to reach China, Mongolia or Japan. Tickets are not expensive or difficult to arrange.
- Siberia: now wide open to visitors – for the first time in Russia's history you can now travel almost anywhere you want in Siberia: we tell you how to arrange a trip, where to buy tickets and where to go.
- Kilometre-by-kilometre route guide – A major feature of the book is the detailed km-by-km route guide. All points of interest are included along the way. With 40 rail maps in English, Russian and Chinese: see where you are as you travel.
- Siberia and the railway – the detailed history of Siberia, the construction and running of the railway today are of great interest not only to visitors but also to armchair travellers.
- City guides with maps – the best sights, places to stay and restaurants for all budgets: Moscow, St Petersburg, Ulan Bator, Harbin, Beijing and 25 towns in Siberia; nutshell information on Minsk, Berlin, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Helsinki, Hong Kong & Tokyo
- 8th edition includes 76 maps
- Plus – Russian, Mongolian and Chinese phrases, rail fares and timetables
- All routes retravelled for 8th edition
Changes to the 8th edition:
- Maps are now bilingual; we provide hotel names and addresses and restaurant names in Russian and Chinese as well as English
- New section on the Siberian BAM and a new BAM route guide
- More practical information for readers interested in independent travel, such as how to get to the railway from different countries
- Phrase lists have been amended/expanded
- New colour photographs
Read an Excerpt:
- Contents list
- Planning your route
- Breaking your journey
- What to take
- Background Reading
- Sample Route Guides
- Steam Locomotives in Siberia
- Other Regional Railways
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