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Events, August 1, 2002 - August 31, 2002

“To a 165-anniversary of the first Russian railway”.

From August,1 till August, 31 in the Central museum of a railway transportation the exhibition devoted to a 165-anniversary of the first Russian trunk-railway of St. Petersburg - Tsarskoe Selo - Pavlovsk has opened. In a time exposition archival documents and things from funds of a museum are presented.

Among exhibits organizers have featured a leaging role to the first travel paper: the copper ticket, which passenger should return to the conductor at an exit. From documents the special interest hand-written "Book of orders on the Tsarskoselskaja railway " (1855-1857) and a note of the professor of the Viennese Polytechnical institute, engineer - designer Frants Gerstner " About benefit of construction of the Tsarskoselskaja railway " (1836) present.

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(c) 2000