Before World War I, powerful mainline locomotives, as well as heavy-duty freight wagons capable of transporting greater loads, were operating on the line, as well as the first refrigerated wagons for transporting Siberian oil and lubricants. Tsektran Central Administrative Body of Railways was established in September as a fusion of the Commissariat of Transportthe Railway unions and the relevant political departments of the Bolshevik Party. The line was built at the same time from Smolensk and from Moscow. It was then called the Moscow-Brest line. The earthworks, the construction of the artificial structures and the track work were carried out by contractors which included P. At the head of the group was Colonel M.
Titov, who became well-known subsequently.
History of rail transport in Russia
Archived from the original on May 2, The Commission therefore ordered that those "parts of the line should be brought up to that standard which they should have according to the plan. By their rail freight traffic about billion tonne-km surpassed that of the United States and the USSR then hauled more rail freight than any other country in the world. Init became known as the Moscow-Ryazan Railway Company. See mm railways redefinitions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.