In 1941, Hitler had made plans to pave the highway Berlin-Moscow with an unprecedentedly wide track — from 3 to 5 meters. In the spring of 1945 brand new, unusual for a European wide track really linked the two capitals. But it was track our, Russian standard, and the first train Berlin-Moscow trains have our victory.
They paved the way and led them military railwaymen. Long 1418 war days and nights in the fierce cold and scorching heat under shelling and bombing were the train. Indomitable metallic thread, people and locomotives. It was they who ensured our victory!
2nd Global war