Map of Sibirjak routes
|Locale||Germany, Russia, Poland,
|Current operator(s)||DB, RŽD, PKP, BŽD, KTŽ|
|End||Novosibirsk (and others)|
|Service frequency||One weekly|
|Track gauge||1,520 mm (4 ft 11 5⁄6 in)
1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Sibirjak is the German spelling of the Russian name (Сибиряк) of a passenger train which currently links Berlin to some of main routes and cities of Russia. Its name means Siberian. (A conventional English form of the name would be Sibiryak or Siberiac.) The train passes through Germany, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan, partly traveling on the Trans-Siberian Railway. With 5,130 km from Berlin to Novosibirsk it is the longest route of any that depart from a station within the European Union.
The train, which departs from Berlin Zoologischer Garten station, and stops also at Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Berlin Ostbahnhof, runs through Poland and Belarus, serving Warsaw and Minsk. In the Belarusian capital the train is divided into branches: Siberian (4 branches), Southern (3 branches), and one to St.Petersburg. The total number of destinations is eight: Novosibirsk, St.Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, Chelyabinsk, Ufa, Astana (in Kazakhstan) and Adler, a city in the suburbs of Sochi.
The train is scheduled to arrive in Berlin every Saturday at 09:12 and to leave again at 15:16.
The train runs on a common route from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Minsk Passazhirsky, through Poznań (Dworzec Główny station), Warsaw (Centralna and Wschodnia), Brest (Tsentralnaya) and Baranovichi (Tsentralnaya). Other stops are in Rzepin, Łuków and Terespol. From Minsk to Orsha the train runs separated into 3 branches through Zhodzina and Barysaw.
- Berlin - St. Petersburg: This is a periodic train running, from Orsha, to Vitebsk and through Pskov Oblast. Its terminal in Saint Petersburg is at Vitebskaya station.
- Berlin - Moscow: This train works daily as part of the Amsterdam-Moscow EuroNight. On Saturday, as part of Sibirjak, it reaches Smolensk, Vyazma and ends at Moskva Belorusskaya station.
- Berlin - Novosibirsk: This is the longest route of Sibirjak as for km. From Vyazma to Vladimir it bypasses Moscow reaching Nizhny Novgorod, Kirov, Perm and Yekaterinburg. After this city the train enters in Central Siberia through Tyumen and Omsk and ends at Novosibirsk Glavny Vokzal. Periodically the train runs, from Vladimir to Yekaterinburg, through Kazan, excluding Novgorod, Kirov and Perm.
- Berlin - Kazan: At Nizhny Novgorod station some detached coaches serve Kazan. Periodically it happens that the Berlin-Novosibirsk runs through the Tatar capital excluding Novgorod from the main Siberian route. When the train is scheduled to this line (Vladimir-Kazan-Yekaterinburg) it is guaranted a service of wagons from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod.
- Berlin - Cheljabinsk: At Yekaterinburg station some detached coaches serve Chelyabinsk. The only stop is at Kamensk-Uralsky.
- Berlin - Ufa: After Minsk and Smolensk, the train reaches Ryazan and Michurinsk. Here the coaches to Adler are separated from the rest of the train. The train continues through Tambov, Rtishchevo and Saratov. At this station, after the detachment of the coaches to Astana and a long stop of 7 hours, the train continues to Samara, Buguruslan and ends at Ufa station.
- Berlin - Astana: After the long stop in Saratov the train enters in Kazakhstan at Oral. After the stop it enters again in Russia reaching Orenburg, Orsk and Kartaly, at Russian-Kazakh frontier. It ends at Astana station, 99 hours after its departure from Berlin. This is a periodic service.
- Berlin - Adler: After the stop in Michurinsk the train travels to southern Russia following the line of the Don River. It passes Liski, Voronezh, Rostov, Novocherkassk, Krasnodar, reaching the Black Sea coast in Tuapse. It continues to Sochi and the neighbour town of Adler, close to the borders with Abkhazia, breakaway republic from Georgia.
See also 
- Deutsche Bahn (DB)
- Polskie Koleje Państwowe (PKP)
- Belorusskaja Železnaja Doroga (BŽD)
- Rossijskie Železnye Dorogi (RŽD)
- Kazakhstan Temir Žoly (KTŽ)
- Trans-Siberian Railway
- Named passenger trains of Europe
Notes and references 
- Berliner main railway station
- Some saturdays on Summer
- Period calculated in hh:mm
- Berlin-St.Petersburg periodical train
- Berlin-Moscow train runs every day, only on saturday on Sibirjak
- Periodically the "Berlin-Novosibirsk" route, and so the "Berlin-Chelyabinsk", serves Kazan (in a different line from Vladimir to Yekaterinburg), excluding Novgorod, Kirov and Perm
- Periodically "Berlin-Nizhny Novgorod", when the route to Novosibirsk runs through Kazan
- (German) Consulted timetable on the ÖBB website
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