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Trans-Siberian Handbook

Trans-Siberian Handbook
- 9th edition of the guide to the world's longest railway journey

by: Bryn Thomas & Anna Kaminski
Out of print - New Edition Forthcoming

ISBN 978-1-905864-56-0
9th edition
528 pages, 90 maps
30 colour photos, 10 B&W photos
120mm x 180mm, 5" x 7"



The definitive guide to the World's Greatest Rail Journey

9th edition

  • 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 49 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
  • 9th edition includes 90 maps
  • PlusRussian, Mongolian and Chinese phrases, rail fares and timetables
  • All routes retravelled for 9th edition and information updated to 2014. 
Changes to the 9th edition:
  • 90 Maps 
  • 16pp extra full colour – making total of 32pp full colour 
  • Added colour sections on Moscow and Lake Baikal
  • Fully updated by a Russian-UK national who travelled the whole route and knows what it's like to do so (not written by a team of writers).
  • Full colour, full page, dedicated maps for Moscow Metro and Beijing Subway
  • Latest information to 2014 including how easy to book tickets online, up-to-date timetables and fares
  • Bilingual maps and addresses in Russian and English, and English and Chinese

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