The Trans-Siberian Railway is often associated with the main transcontinental Russian line that connects hundreds of large and small cities of the European and Asian parts of Russia. At 9,259 kilometres (5,753 miles), spanning a record seven time zones and taking eight days to complete the journey, it is the third-longest single continuous service in the world, after the Moscow–Pyongyang (10,267 km, 6,380 mi)[and the Kiev–Vladivostok (11,085 km, 6,888 mi)services, both of which also follow the Trans-Siberian for much of their routes.( They have carriage changes and not quite continuous)A journey on the Trans-Siberian Express "Rossia" is the longest train ride in the world. The train is decorated in traditional Russian style including its trade mark golden and red colors. The train is considered one of the best trains in Russia in terms of service, friendliness of staff and upkeep.
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