Bulgaria Celebrates 150th Anniversary of First Railway

Society | October 22, 2016, Saturday // 16:06|  views


The procedure for the purchase of 15 new railway locomotives will begin by the end of 2016, announced on BNR Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

The minister participated in the entertainment trip by train commemorating the 150th anniversary of the opening of the first railway in Bulgaria – Varna-Russe.

The train uses a steam engine and boasts a passenger carriage that belonged to Tsar Boris III, also known as the Korona (Crown) Express.

The train is travelling along the route Varna-Russe. At each stop mayors organise brief celebrations. The trip will end in Russe with a commemorative programme.


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Tags: Moskovski, transport, railway, Russe, Varna


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