on the trains
is a tea-urn (called titan in Russian) in each wagon, so you will
always have free unlimited boiling water. Train attendants (there
are 2 in each coach) will provide you will cheap tea and instant
coffee, but just to be on the safe side it is better to take tea,
sugar and coffee with you.
meals may also be available but this depends on type of train and
wagon. Most long-distance trains have dining-car where you can buy
drinks, snacks and ather unexpensive full meals.
Russian people buy some food (tea and coffee, fruits, bread, biscuits,
cheese, noodles etc) and bottled water before boarding on train
or replenish their supplies in station shops along the way, but
prices there are usually too high. Besides, these stays are usually
very short and you can easily miss the train trying to find your
favorite yogurt in a station shop.
are numerous people selling food at the train stops. Most of the
times the food is good, but it is recommended to avoid it to be
on the safe side.
attendant with the tea.