Tikhiy Don (train)

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Tikhiy Don
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The Tikhiy Don at Rostov-Glavny railway station, Rostov-on-Don.
Overview
Service type Inter-city rail
Locale Russia
First serviceJanuary 1966
Current operator(s) Russian Railways
Route
Start Moscow Kazansky
Stops12
End Rostov-Glavny
Distance travelled1,223 kilometres (760 mi)
Average journey time16 h 22 m
Technical
Track owner(s) North Caucasus Railway
South Eastern Railway
Moscow Railway

Tikhiy Don (Russian : Ти́хий Дон, lit. 'Quiet Don') is a Russian sleeper train connecting Rostov-on-Don and Moscow. [1]

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General

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Tikhiy Don train banner

The Tikhiy Don runs from the Rostov-Glavny station in Rostov-on-Don to Kazansky Rail Station in Moscow. It started its first regular service in January 1966. The total distance is 1,223 kilometres (760 mi), and it takes about eighteen hours to travel through it (in one direction). The train banner is similar to the flag of Rostov Oblast. [2]

Stations

Till June, 1st, 2009 the train Tikhiy Don carried out passenger transportations together with the train Ataman Platov named after Russian Cossack general Matvei Platov.

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