The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated workers and veterans of railway transport on their professional holiday, railway workers ‘ Day. This was reported by the press service of the Kremlin.
“For the domestic railway system this year — anniversary. Exactly 180 years ago, Russia launched the first line of the Railways. Since that time, the industry has achieved truly outstanding success, played an important role in the economic development of the country, establishing strong ties between the regions. Thanks to the responsible, the hard work of many generations of engineers, professionals, workers were built tens of thousand kilometers of tracks, built railway stations, railway stations and other transport infrastructure. Laid a strong technological and personnel potential” , — said in greeting.
“I am glad that you are continuing the wonderful traditions of their predecessors. Pay relentless attention to the qualitative modernization of communications and the rolling stock, improvement of safety and secure transportation. Introduce modern management, logistics solutions, new services” , — said the President.
Particularly, he highlighted the great contribution of the railroad to the launch of the Moscow Central ring, in the preparation and conduct of major sporting events of the confederations Cup and world Cup. Putin expressed confidence that just as effectively be implemented and other large-scale programs.