They have 14-day work shifts, they’re always on the move and they have to be ready to deal with any situation. Meet the conductors of the Trans-Siberian train, Russia’s oldest and longest train route.
While checking out Omsk, Aleksey drops and breaks his phone, cutting off his lifeline to Marina. An odd couple then gives him a ride, along with a serious sermon on sin, just before he encounters a ‘Lady of the Night’ outside Novosibirsk.
Aleksey enjoys a long ride through beautiful countryside with a friendly truck driver, and the pair makes some interesting stops along the way. However, shortly after being dropped off, he attracts the attention of three burly guys who look to be spoiling for trouble.
Aleksey escapes an encounter with some of Chelyabinsk’s street thugs and decides to spend the night at a bus station – just in case. Continuing his journey, he comes across a sight that gives him second thoughts about carrying on with his trip.
Now in the final stretch, Aleksey gets a lift in a truck, only to discover he’s joined the circus. On finally reaching Khabarovsk, he calls his bride-to-be. Marina asks him to meet her at a restaurant, where there is a very big surprise in store for the prospective groom.