The party atmosphere accompanied the ‘sealed train’. Lenin had to issue quiet his crew, order lights outs and rearrange sleeping arrangements to separate merrymakers. They were an unruly company; a conflict arose immediately between the smokers and non-smokers.
Lenin, who despised cigarette smoke, ruled that smoking was to be allowed only in the toilet.
This was immediately followed by a second argument between the smokers and those who needed to use the toilet.