Odd sights onboard Russia’s Sapsan train

The flagship train of the Russian Railways is the Сапсан (Sapsan) – with a maximum speed of 250 km/h it links the capital of Moscow with Saint Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod in half the time of normal trains.

Sapsan train passing through the suburban station non-stop

As well as a dining car, an in-seat food service is provided to first class passengers using aircraft-style trolleys.

Food and drink trolleys onboard the Sapsan train

There are also other luxuries, such as a rack for the fur coats that Russians love to wear.

Coat rack inside a Sapsan train carriage

As well as a shoe polishing machine at the end of the carriage.

Shoe polishing machine onboard the Sapsan train

However making yourself look good doesn’t have to stop there – feel free to pull out your hair straighter and plug it into a convenient power point.

Woman straightening her hair onboard a Russian train

And don’t be worried about bringing Fido along either – you can take him for a walk down the carriage to pass the time.

Taking your dog with you on the train?

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