M62-1166 at Brest,
with the 17.25 to Minsk on 16 March 1997. Brest is the border
town near the Polish frontier, and has a very impressive station
||A Russian sleeping
car inside the bogie-changing shed at Brest. Cross-border trains
are jacked up, with passengers still on board, in order that
the bogies can be exchanged from standard gauge to Russian 1524mm
broad gauge or vice-versa. The train here is the Frankfurt-Moskva
"Jan Kiepura" on 8 July 2006.
||RZhD (Russian Railways)
locomotive ChS4T375 at the head of the Brussels-Moskva
"Ost-West Express", at Brest station on 16 March 1997.