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|Region (oblast):||Chelyabinsk Oblast|
|Licence plate:||74, 174|
|Major roads:||M5, M36, M51|
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Chelyabinsk (Russian Челябинск) is a city in Russia. Lying on the eastern side of the Ural Mountains, it is a common gateway to and from Asian Russia.
Take trolleybus 5, 11 or 12 and get off at the stop 'Posyolok AMZ (Поселок АМЗ) and walk half a kilometre further to a traffic police post. Hitch from after the police post.
East towards Kurgan
Take trolleybus 21 from the train station and get off at the last stop. There is a traffic police post at the beginning of the road towards Kurgan and you can hitchhike immediately after it.
South towards Kustanay (Kazakhstan)
This road passes by the town of Troitsk. Your driver may leave you at an intersection
Go to the railway station, cross the pedestrian bridge over the train tracks, and then walk along the street Meridian (Меридиан). This soon becomes Troitskoe šosse (Троицкое шоссе). You can hitchhike after the bridge.
If you are not close to the railway station, another possibility is to take trolleybus 5, 11 or 12, or tram 17 until the stop Oblastnaya bol’nitsa (Областная больница). From there, take bus 14 to Troitskoe šosse.
From south (Kazakhstan, Troitsk) to north (Yekaterinburg) (M5)
Chelyabinsk have bypass road, which goes around city. Eastern part this bypass road have very low traffic, seems like most of drivers go to the nearest villages, big trucks does not drive on this part of road. You can spend all day to make this 80 km of bypass road. Most of the traffic (and big trucks) goes on western part of bypass road.
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