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Victory Steam Train Arrives in Volgograd

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On April 28, people in the Russian city of Volgograd (previously known as Stalingrad) welcomed the Pobeda (Victory) steam train. The World War II-era steam locomotive traveled from Rostov to Belaya Kalitva with a presentation at every station dedicated to the 70th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Stalingrad and the liberation of Rostov-on-Don in World War II.

On April 28, people in the Russian city of Volgograd (previously known as Stalingrad) welcomed the Pobeda (Victory) steam train. The World War II-era steam locomotive traveled from Rostov to Belaya Kalitva with a presentation at every station dedicated to the 70th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Stalingrad and the liberation of Rostov-on-Don in World War II.

 

© RIA Novosti . Kirill Braga / Go to the photo bankOn April 28, people in the Russian city of Volgograd (previously known as Stalingrad) welcomed the Pobeda (Victory) steam train. The World War II-era steam locomotive traveled from Rostov to Belaya Kalitva with a presentation at every station dedicated to the 70th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Stalingrad and the liberation of Rostov-on-Don in World War II.
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On April 28, people in the Russian city of Volgograd (previously known as Stalingrad) welcomed the Pobeda (Victory) steam train. The World War II-era steam locomotive traveled from Rostov to Belaya Kalitva with a presentation at every station dedicated to the 70th anniversary of victory in the Battle of Stalingrad and the liberation of Rostov-on-Don in World War II.
© RIA Novosti . Kirill BragaThe concert program performed at each stop included a presentation on the role of Russia and the Soviet Union in World War II, as well as songs, dances and literature from that era.
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The concert program performed at each stop included a presentation on the role of Russia and the Soviet Union in World War II, as well as songs, dances and literature from that era.
© RIA Novosti . Kirill Braga / Go to the photo bankParticipants in the presentation.
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Participants in the presentation.
© RIA Novosti . Kirill BragaThe Victory Train’s cars are normally on show in a Railway Museum and include a baggage car, a flatcar for transporting military equipment and a passenger car.
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The Victory Train’s cars are normally on show in a Railway Museum and include a baggage car, a flatcar for transporting military equipment and a passenger car.
© RIA Novosti . Kirill BragaAt each stop, people could board the historical train, explore its cars and visit an exhibition on the history of the railway.
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At each stop, people could board the historical train, explore its cars and visit an exhibition on the history of the railway.
© RIA Novosti . Kirill Braga / Go to the photo bankThe performers were dressed in World War II-era clothing and railway uniforms.
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The performers were dressed in World War II-era clothing and railway uniforms.
© RIA Novosti . Kirill BragaThe train stopped at Rostov-Glavny, Starominskaya, Yeisk, Salsk, Volgodonskaya, Kotelnikovo, Volgograd and Belaya Kalitva.
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The train stopped at Rostov-Glavny, Starominskaya, Yeisk, Salsk, Volgodonskaya, Kotelnikovo, Volgograd and Belaya Kalitva.
© RIA Novosti . Kirill Braga / Go to the photo bankThe Pobeda steam train arrives in Volgograd to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory in the Battle of Stalingrad.
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The Pobeda steam train arrives in Volgograd to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory in the Battle of Stalingrad.
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