The driver of the train St. Petersburg metro Alexander Kaverin received an award from the Ministry of transport, reports Federal news Agency. According to TASS, he is also the assistant station Nina Shmeleva and inspector of stations of the control service on metro albert Siberian.
The head of the Ministry of Maxim Sokolov presented the three staff members of the St. Petersburg subway sign “the Honourable worker of transport of the Russian Federation”. “Today we commemorated 3 April, the Minister said. These victims could be more, if not for the courage and dedication of our colleagues.”
Sokolov noted that Kaverin brought the damaged part of the smoke filled tunnel and thereby saved the lives of hundreds of people. Siberian found an explosive device at the station “Ploschad Vosstaniya” and promptly reported it. Shmelev is one of the first came to help the wounded and organized the evacuation of passengers at a stop “Institute of Technology”.
Earlier Kaverin told reporters that after the explosion contacted the dispatcher and reported the situation, and then decided on the withdrawal of the station. “Within minutes [after stopping the train] was the confusion, the instructors went to find out information. Upon further inspection, it became clear that the explosion happened”, — quotes its words the network edition m24.ru.
On 4 April it was reported that after the attack, Kaverin for a long time could not get home because of the increased media attention.
April 3 in the train on the stretch between the stations “Sennaya Ploschad” and “Technological Institute” subway explosion. Another bomb found at the station “Ploschad Vosstaniya”, neutralized it. A criminal case under article “Terrorist act”. According to recent reports, killed 14 people.