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22 May , 20:37

Retro trains to be launched in Bashkiria

The Kuibyshev Railway and the government of the republic are planning to launch the Retro Movement tourist project using a unique historical rolling stock, including a steam locomotive, Ruslan Garipov, the Minister of Transport and Roads of Bashkiria, spoke at the operational meeting of the government in the Republic Management Center.

“To implement this project, it is necessary to include it in the state transport order, in connection with which, at present, the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Belarus has requested the parameters and indicators of retro train routes, as well as the number of subsidies necessary for their organization,” the representative of the department specified.

As it became known to Bashinform News Agency, the retro train will run in three directions: from Ufa to the Museum of Nomadic Civilizations in the Chishminsky District (journey time 1 hour 30 minutes), to Sterlitamak (the journey will take 4 hours) and Abzakovo, with a stop at the station Aigir (travel time - 3 hours 40 minutes).

Author: Laysan Zakirova

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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