The Circum-Baikal Railway: A Golden Treasure On Russia’s Steel Road

The Circum-Baikal Railway was a feat of engineering when it was built during the reign of Russia’s Tsar Nicholas II. Today, the route beside the world’s deepest lake…

The Circum-Baikal Railway was a feat of engineering when it was built during the reign of Russia’s Tsar Nicholas II. Today, the route beside the world’s deepest lake is used more for tourism than for transport, but it still inspires visitors with its stunning views.
Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/baikal-railway-railroad-siberia-russia/31015702.html

This post was originally published on Radio Free.


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