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October Railway 155 years

November 13 2006

Main Railway Russia on Monday said his birthday. Regular communication between Moscow and St. Petersburg was opened 155 years ago. Built roads for almost 10 years. At that time, the highway length of 652 kilometers was considered the longest in the world.

By ringing the station bell on Nov. 13, 1851 from the north of the capital to Belokamennaya went first part of the seven cars. He spent the journey takes around 22 hours. Now high-speed trains overcome this distance is 5 times faster. Speed record set on this line - 260 miles per hour. Reportedly NEWS

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