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A Russian train on a unique mission!

May 30, 2014 08:36 IST

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The Doctor Voino-Yasenetsky Saint Luka train serves as a free consultative and diagnostic medical centre.

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Image: An Orthodox priest rings the bells on the church carriage of the Doctor Voino-Yasenecky Saint Luka train.
Photographs: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters
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Five such trains carry medics and medical equipment yearly from the main regional city of Krasnoyarsk to distant settlements of Krasnoyarsk and Khakassia Regions where hospitals and clinics are scarce. 

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Image: A doctor assists a patient inside the Doctor Voino-Yasenetsky Saint Luka train.
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The train transports well-qualified medical personnel and equipment to assist about 200 patients a day and has been travelling annually from the main regional centre Krasnoyarsk to distant settlements of Krasnoyarsk and Khakassia Regions.

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A conductor talks to local residents from the Doctor Voino-Yasenetsky Saint Luka train.

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Photographs: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters
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The train also has a carriage that operates as a mobile Orthodox church. 

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Photographs: Ilya Naymushin/Reuters
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The Doctor Voino-Yasenetsky Saint Luka train moves along a bridge across the Mana River in the Taiga district near the Ust-Mana village outside Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.

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Patients stand in the registry line aboard the Doctor Voino-Yasenecky Saint Luka train, which serves as a free consultative and diagnostic medical centre, at a railway station of the town of Zaozyorny.

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People wait aboard the Doctor Voino-Yasenecky Saint Luka train to get a free check-up done.

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A medic measures a patient's blood pressure aboard the Doctor Voino-Yasenecky Saint Luka train.

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People walk alongside the Doctor Voino-Yasenecky Saint Luka train, which serves as a free consultative and diagnostic medical centre.


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