Dear users! You are on the new web portal of Russian Railways

1936 - renewed celebration of the Day of the railwayman

The revival of the tradition of celebrating the Day of the railway was due to the fact that in 1935 for the first time in many years, was exceeded transportation plan. At the end of July in Moscow gathered pace-makers and managers of enterprises, 56 of them received the order. Then a number of roads appealed to the government to celebrate the annual labor progress. Government Decision of 28 July 1936 was set professional holiday of railway on July 30. Later, his celebration was moved to the next day.