The Romanian Redeye

Two uniformed police officers slouch at the other end of the ruby-red interior first-class carriage, tapping screens diligently they half-listen to four Hungarian ticket officers telling stories of ticket-touts and stowaways. They all laugh politely at yet another joke told by a mildly overweight aging male inspector, his glasses propped on the very end of his nose as if waiting for the green light to bungee jump. Everything is calm. Five hours into a twenty-hour journey of the CFR operated train running overnight from Vienna to Bucharest, this is the Romanian Redeye…

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The Romanian Redeye

The Romanian RedeyeTwo uniformed police officers slouch at the other end of the ruby-red interior first-class carriage, tapping screens diligently they half-listen to four Hungarian ticket officers telling stories of ticket-touts and stowaways. They all laugh politely...

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