Retro train in Bryansk
22 Ноября 2018
Bryansk celebrated the 150th anniversary of the beginning of railway communication.
24 November 1886 year in Bryansk arrived the first passenger composition. After 150 years on the same route Karachi — Dubrovka drove a retro-train pulled by a steam locomotive. Among the passengers-honored guests, leaders of the city and region, veterans of the industry, as well as actors in costumes of the late XIX century. At each Parking lot the train was met with a theatrical performance.
At the station" Bryansk-Orlovsky " retro train arrived at 11.00 to the sound of a brass band. On the platform passengers met industrialist and philanthropist Peter Gubonin, who in 1868 won a contract for the construction of the railway from Orel to Vitebsk. In the Bryansk County, she was the station "Bryansk", "Bezhitsa" (Bezhitskaya), "Zhukovka" and "Ludince".
Guests of the festival learned a brief history of railway communication in the Bryansk region, received congratulations from the Deputy Governor Alexander Zhigunov, Deputy head of the Moscow railway — a branch of JSC "Russian Railways" Mukharbek Oziev, the first Governor of the Bryansk region Yuri Lodkin. Also, according to the program of the holiday, a parade of locomotives and a ceremony of laying a memory capsule took place.
"150 years ago a passenger train passed Bryansk land for the first time,- says Anton Abushenko, Deputy General Director of LLC "Termotron — Zavod". - The railway is of great importance for Bryansk, because our city is a major transport hub. Two districts of the regional center owe their birth to the "piece of iron" - Volodarsky district was formed from the Railway station settlement, and Bezhitsa was formed around the rail rolling plant. For a quarter of a century is closely connected with the road and Termotron, which produces equipment responsible for traffic safety, including high-speed and high-speed. I heartily congratulate the Bryansk railway workers and all Bryantsev on the 150th anniversary of the beginning of railway communication."