The action takes place on the Kudemskaya narrow-gauge railway near Severodvinks city in Arkhangelsk region at the Russian North. The narrow-gauge railway, a former forest railway, was opened in 1949 and has a total length of 108 kilometres (67 mi), of which 41 kilometres (25 mi) is currently operational. The track gauge is 750 mm (2 ft 5 1⁄2 in). The main station is located in the village of Beloye Ozero, there are no other roads, except this. The Vodogon station is located on the western outskirts of the city of Severodvinsk. Passenger trains between Vodogon and Beloye Ozero are scheduled five times a week. The railway also transports goods such as food, post and fuel. On the photo passenger train from Beloye Ozero has arrived at Vodogon station.