Individual passengers and small groups must take into account that the inspections may take 40 minutes and up to one hour for large groups. This hostel is in a 19th-century building in the historic center of Vyborg, 900 feet from Vyborg Castle.
The passport information is sent beforehand also to border and customs authorities. passenger name or date of birth, has been provided, the conductor is entitled to refuse entry to passengers onboard the train.
Passengers travelling on Tolstoi must arrive at the station 40 minutes and passengers travelling in a group 50 minutes before the the train's departure from Vainikkala at the latest.
Customs checks of passengers boarding / getting off the train at Vyborg take place in the inspection area on the second floor of the station building.
Population: Located in the boundary zone between the East Slavic/Russian and Finnish worlds, the town has changed hands several times in history, most recently in 1944 when the Soviet Union captured it from Finland during World War II.
The city hosts the Russian end of the 1,222 km (759 mi) Nord Stream gas pipeline, laid in 2011 and operated by a consortium led by Russia's Gazprom state hydrocarbons enterprise to pump 55 billion cubic meters (1.9 trillion cubic feet) of natural gas a year under the Baltic to Greifswald, Germany.