Tram Parade in Moscow and Unusual Tours around the City
A parade marking the 115th anniversary of the Moscow tram will be held in the center of the capital and feature unique exhibits from the museum of Mosgortrans.
On the 11th of April seventeen tramcars of various epochs have been submitted for participation, including a horse tram dating back to 1880, an F tram dating back to 1908, a KM tramcar dating back to the 1930s, Czechoslovak Tatra trams, which were used in the Soviet Union for almost 30 years, and the new-generation Pesa and Alstrom tramcars.
Muscovites will have the chance to tour the interior of the trams and take photographs in front of rare exhibits. Public transport employees wearing costumes dating back to various epochs, as well as retro-transport museum staffers, will work in each car and tell visitors about the parade and exhibits.
Saint Petersburg once had the largest tram network in the world, consisting of about 340 km that also it got it into the Guinness World Records. Now St. Petersburg and Moscow offer retro train tours around the city where you can enjoy a pleasurable ride in a very comfortable vehicle and also have cocktail and light snacks during your journey. The tour can be perfectly combined with an incentive program and a gala dinner in USSR theme.