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Moscow launches direct train service to Paris


21:54, December 12, 2011

MOSCOW, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- State-run Russian Railways launched a regular Moscow-Paris direct train service Monday.

The train left Belorussky railway station and would arrive at the Gare de L'Est in Paris Tuesday after a 38-hour journey, the railway company's press service said.

The all-sleeper train has several deluxe compartments, with fares ranging from 420 to 1,050 euros.

The service will run three times a week until May 27, 2012, after which it will increase to five times per week.

The company said the service was booked out until the end of 2011.

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romanov at 2011-12-1380.94.16.*
2011012-12.Terrible backwardness european railways.53km/h!Guiness record.Need"s to ask is it lokomotive to have animal"s i form horse"s.Euro Expo 2012.

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