End of Exile

Train to Petrograd

Print edition : December 22, 2017

The locomotive of the sealed train in which Lenin travelled from Zurich.

Fritz Platten, the Swiss socialist who finalised a deal with the German Ambassador in Switzerland for Lenin and his entourge’s passage across Germany.

The journey that took Lenin and other revolutionaries from Zurich to the Finland Station in Petrograd and changed the history of Russia and the world forever.
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