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25.02.2013

RSUH and Russian Railways Published Two Books for the Anniversary of Russian Railway System

The two books published were “History of railway transportation in Russia in 19th-21st cent” and “The 175th anniversary of Russian railway system”. The books were commissioned by Russian Railways and written by a group of authors under the supervision of Rector Pivovar.

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The fundamental volume “History of railway transportation in Russia in 19th-21st cent” dealt with the development of railway system, its contribution to the socio-economic development of Russia, Railway Reform of the end of the 20th century, and many others. Discussed were the role the railway system played in geopolitics, modernization, World War I, the Revolutions, and New Economic Policy.

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The book “The 175th anniversary of Russian railway system” is an illustrated album with a lot of historical references.

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Currently the group of authors is working on “The Atlas of the Railway System” whose publication is set to commemorate the 10th anniversary of “Russian Railways” Joint Stock Company.


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