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Which organizations are working in the network of the railways in Russia? 
The organization is called the Russian Railways who has different subcompanies who are in charge for various directions.

Where can I store my baggage safely? 
There are different places to store your baggage: storage area above the seats,  and below the seat. However, it would be safer to keep valuables and money on your person. 

Which train stations are in Moscow and where do the trains go? 
Leningradsky railway station (northbound routes): St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Pskov, Vyborg, Murmansk, Estonia (Tallinn), Finland (Helsinki). Suburban trains to/from Klin, Tver
Kazansky railway station: Adler, Barnaul, Izhevsk, Kazan, Novorossisk, Orenburg, Penza, Rostov, Samara, Tashkent, Toliatti, Ufa, Tchelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk, Ryazan, Tomsk (southbound routes).
Yaroslavsky railway station: Arkhangelsk, Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Irkutsk, Kostroma, Kirov, Novosibirsk, Perm, Vladimir, Vladivostok, Vologda, Yaroslavl. Trans-siberian trains. Suburban trains to Abramtsevo, Sergiev Posad
Belorussky railway station: Kaliningrad, Smolensk. Belarus (Minsk), Lithuania, Germany (Berlin), Poland. 
Kursky railway station: Kursk, Krasnodar, Nizhni Novgorod, Oryol, Perm, Rostov-na-Donu. Local trains to / from Vladimir, Podolsk. 
Rizhsky railway station: Latvia (Riga) 
Kievsky railway station: Ukraine (Kiev) 

Which train stations are in Saint-Petersburg and where do the trains go? 
Moskovsky railway station: Moscow, Novgorod, Murmansk 
Vitebsky railway station: Belarus (Minsk), Ukraine (Kiev), Latvia (Riga), Lithuania (Vilnius), Warsaw (Poland). 
Finlandsky railway station: Finland (Helsinki) 
Ladozhsky railway station: Moscow, Murmansk, Yekaterinburg, Arkhangelsk 
Baltiisky railway station: trains to the cities around St. Petersburg 

Will I have the chance to buy some drinks or food during the train travel? 
On the trains which belong to the Fast or High level trains are always food and drinks available in a separate restaurant carriage. These restaurants mostly provide national and international food as well as different kinds of drinks, snacks and cigarettes. Any time you wish for a tea or coffee the train attendant will be pleased to bring it to you personally. There is no prohibition to bring own food or drinks. But we want to inform you that there is no possibility for the cooling of foods. 

Are non-smoking carriages available in the trains? 
Every train is solely non-smoker. Passengers are permitted to smoke in several areas between the different cars. If you don’t like to smell the smoke at all we recommend booking a seat located in the middle of the railway carriage. 

Can I find a lavatory, showers or bedclothes on board of the train? 
In every train you may find two lavatories per car. Trains for long distances (24 hours) provide a shower in the first class. For some additional fee you may use the shower in another car in case yours is not working. Bedclothes are offered in the train. Nevertheless, there might come up some additional fees. It depends on your car class you are taking.