f=35&t=127155&p=2196151&hilit=russia beyond#p2196151viewtopic.php? f=35&t=110000&hilit=russia beyond Robert Indeed they did Robert!
Some of the old blokes are sadly enough not longer among us...
I ended up spending the last 14 months of my time based permanently in Moscow and acting as a shunter for Kepstowe.
They also sent unaccompanied trailers to Turku, in Finland which were brought down to Russia by Finish and Russian subbies.There were a whole host of interesting occurrences during my time in Russia, which people may be interested in reading about.As the amount of work built up more and more British drivers and companies became involved and were going out far into Russia and the other republics.Such as Kishenyev, Odessa, Leningrad and Volgograd.Having met my future wife Elena in Moscow, we lived in a flat in the North West of the city, near to Voikovskaya Metro station. Due to this and the fact that I spent most of my time in the ex-Soviet Union I learned Russian.