– The personnel of the Railway Troops hones their professional skills, conscientiously fulfills their military duty, shows examples of organization and order, high moral and psychological qualities in the performance of combative instruction tasks. Truly heroic and brave, railway soldiers carry out combat missions in a special military operation in Ukraine, selflessly work on the construction of BAM, – said Colonel General Alexei Kuzmenkov, Deputy Defense Minister of Russia, in his congratulations to the military railway . workers
It should be noted that today military railway workers are engaged in the restoration and construction of railways and the operation of floating railway bridges in the interests of the army.
“And today, in the course of a special military operation, showing determination and courage, the personnel of the Railway Troops honorably carry out the tasks set by the country’s leadership,” said Lieutenant General Oleg Kosenkov, head of the Main Directorate of the Railway Troops. .
Remember that our military railway workers received their first baptism of fire during the Russo-Turkish war of 1877-1878. During the Great Patriotic War, railway units restored and built more than 120 thousand kilometers of railways, about 3 thousand bridges.
Our railway workers also made an outstanding contribution to the restoration of various railway lines, participated in the aftermath of natural disasters, accidents and catastrophes on Sakhalin railway transport. They also showed their strong-willed qualities at the Arzamas and Sverdlovsk-Sorgirovochny stations, at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, during an earthquake in Armenia, eliminated the consequences of a flood in the Far Eastern Federal District and Krymsk, floods in the Altai Territory. , extinguished fires in Central Russia, the Irkutsk Region and Khakassia , assisted in the collection of oil products in the Kerch Strait.
The potential of the Railway Troops, the military training school and the scientific complex – allow solving tasks for their intended purpose with high quality in a timely manner.