"Official" way to the tram line brand PESA was held on Friday, December 28. The opening ceremony and the first trial trip from South Station was attended by the head of the city and region — Alexander and Nicholas Yarashuk Cukanov uttered words of encouragement and arrived at the new tram to the hotel "Kaliningrad". The first person praised the comfort, capacity and adaptability of the new car, as well as its prispososblennost for planting in the tram elderly, mothers with prams and people with disabilities.
Speaking to employees of the company "Kaliningrad GorTrans", representatives of the Polish companies and journalists, the head of the city and region thanked each other for their participation in co-financing "buy", and expressed hope for a renewal tram fleet of Kaliningrad as a greater number of similar cars. For instance, Alexander Yarashuk promised by "urban, regional and federal funds radically renew" the electric public transport Kaliningrad. In turn, Nikolai Cukanov in his speech more accurately described the sources of receipts for public transport.
— The greatest vote here does not deserve power, and you, the taxpayers, who, in fact, and bought new vehicles for Kaliningrad. We just took your money and paid for the new tram. Now it is our common heritage, and we should cherish it — appealed to those present governor.