Today, on the 17th of September, the citizens of the Bryansk Region celebrate the Liberation Day from Nazi invaders.
Yesterday from the Kievskiy Railway Station the Memory Train departed towards the regional center, the city of Bryansk, to commemorate this date. The train tracked the route of Firmenniy Train No. 9/10 Moscow - Bryansk, operated by JSC Federal Passenger Company.
Famous astronaut-pilots Alexey Leonov and Valentina Tereshkova, the First Deputy Director General of JSC FPK Vladimir Kalyapin, Deputy Governor of the Bryansk region Feodor Kostyuchenko were among the passengers.
Before the departure the guests witnessed the solemn transfer of the Victory Flag to the chief of Firmenniy Train No. 9/10, which was brought for further celebrations in Bryansk region. The songs of the Second World War period accompanied the train's departure.