A train leaves the station of a small village in the Kazakh steppe. Kayrat, a boy in his early twenties, has just got on the train and is off to Alma-Ata, determined to carry on studying at the university. But, as he is sitting for the entrance examination, he is expelled from university for lack of discipline. Kayrat stays in Alma-Ata to be trained as a bus driver with the city’s public transport company. One day, Kayrat spots a young girl among the passengers who got on his bus.