In some countries train travel is a pleasure.
Recently about unusual places in a sleeping car Japanese trains said on its Facebook page the Embassy of Japan.
Inspired by a brilliant photo Japanese reserved seat, we decided to find out what sleeping cars used in different countries of the world. The results we share with you.
Japan boasts perhaps the most unusual “reserved seat” in the world. Double-Decker cars Zaseki (nobi nobi) Shuttle part of the train Sunrise Izumo.
Inside the cars are tight carpeted and divided by low partitions into a single partition, resembling a compartment shelf in the Russian trains. They can not only sit, but to lie stretched out at full length. On the night of the compartments are closed with curtains. It looks strange, but very cool.
Zazaki are popular because they do not charge extra, unlike places in other categories.
Second-class sleeper carriages in Thailand belong to the class II of comfort. They are of two types: when all the shelves on each side from the aisle side, or only the usual transverse shelves without side.
According to the degree of comfort of class II ranked according to the availability of air conditioning or fan, and each compartment is closed with colored curtains.
But if you have any problems to fill the bed linen, the conductor will help you.
In China, too, there is no lack of people willing to ride in the sleeping car. The car looks a bit unusual. First, no “dearly beloved” by many side berths (instead folding seats have small tables). Secondly, the coupe does not consist of two residential tiers and three.
Loved ones seem to be not only the configuration and the interior of the car, but some entertainment in the Chinese “reserved seat”.
Sleeping cars here hopelessly lose Charter airlines, buses and trains just speed. And yet they are. Closest to the reserved seat wagons in trains of distant following. They have a comfortable compartment for 2 or 4 people.
But the important thing is that the car has 2-local “marginalia”. This soft benches facing each other, and in the night day beds, one under the other. This is the most cheap seats (excluding sedentary) in night trains. True, there are only 3 on the car.
By the way, for fans of romance of trains is in the canadian cars and other chips. For example, a common living room with free fruit and biscuits or observation dome which gives you the opportunity to enjoy the scenery.
In Europe the distances are small. So the night trains though, but have a number of features. They usually 3 categories of places: sedentary (in the General car or 6-seater compartment), a bedroom without a bathroom (a cross between a coupe and a reserved seat) and sleeps in a compartment with WC (similar to SV).
Perhaps the closest thing to a reserved seat on 6-seater compartment with three levels of shelves and a folding table between them. Of course, the door is closed at night, but the spirit soars where-that nearby.
In such cars like to travel the students and group tourists. Sleeping cars with such places is almost all the night long-distance and international routes from Sweden to Portugal.
Rail transport is very popular in India. It is not surprising that in a country with a large population, demand for sleeping cars parlor type. They are equipped with shelves on both sides of the narrow passage.
Even in the cars class III in the ticket price, usually included a hot dinner. But the mattresses and linen in the kit are not always. Despite the fact that the interior of other cars it looks spooky, tourists often choose the railway to get to know this amazing country.
The idea of the car, consisting of a 6-bed compartment without door, appeared even before the 1917 revolution. In Soviet times, when railway transport became a major, widely wagons 50-60 reclining seats. The shelves in them were at first wooden, and then with armrests with leatherette upholstery. In this car, probably went every citizen of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other former USSR countries.
Today, new cars with modern air conditioners and toilets. “Romance” is often reserved seat at risk to experience the foreigners, refusing more comfortable aircraft in favor of a train ride.
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