Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin participated in the National Railway Day celebrations held in Novosibirsk on 7 August 2011.The celebrations were also attended by Alexander Tselko, President of West-Siberian Railways, and senior officials from the Novosibirsk Region and the city of Novosibirsk.
Entertainment and sporting events and charity events were organised for railway employees in Novosibirsk’s Zaeltsovsky Park, and a thematic area was dedicated to veterans of the industry and railway companies.
National Railway Day was the first professional holiday ever established in Russia and was instituted in 1896 and dedicated to the birthday of Emperor Nicholas I, who began the construction of railways in Russia.
Also in Russia today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Moscow.
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