Back at my journey across Russia by train we passed through numerous tunnels and over numerous bridges, and noticed something strange at each and every one.

Back at my journey across Russia by train we passed through numerous tunnels and over numerous bridges, and noticed something strange at each and every one.

High barbed wire fences preventing access beneath each major connection.

And guard homes at every tunnel portal.

I stumbled upon A russian railfan forum, where in actuality the basis for these protection measures had been raised.

VeschiiOleg published: for instance, the method of any severe connection is enclosed by way of an area of alienation with barbed cable, indications and armed guards.

Vlad wrote: We photograph the railway connection, as an example. The ВОХРовец is approaching us and politely is interested, but on which foundation have you been using these pictures?

VeschiiOleg penned: ВОХРовец, in accordance with the statute for the guard solution they don’t have legal rights to leave the center, those due to the territory he must not keep. But to call the police – easily. And then they will be right if on the fence, there are inscriptions about the prohibition of filming. (more…)

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