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In Crimea opened monument to the trolleybus

24.10.2012

In Crimea Angarsk pass on October 22 at the initiative of the Crimean Prime Minister Anatoly Mogilev and the Crimean Republican Production Enterprise "Krymtrolleybus" the first in the autonomy the monument trolleybus.

Trolley mounted on a pedestal, a veteran of issue in 1972 "Skoda". During 40 years of operation, this trolley "ran" 1.9 million km and carried more than 20 million passengers.

Chairman of the Board of Ministers of Crimea noted that the development of environmentally friendly modes of transport - a priority of government autonomy. In turn, employees of the company "Krymtrolleybus" thanked the Crimean government for their support in the development of electric transport in the region.

Recall that a long-distance mountain trolleybus line "Simferopol - Alushta - Yalta" length of 86 km (from the airport Simferopol 95 km) is the highest mountain and longest in Europe. The first trolleybus line was mountainous solemnly from Simferopol to Alushta November 7, 1959 (the eve of the 42th anniversary of the October Revolution), and on July 25, 1961 trolley went from Alushta to Yalta.

In 1990 passenger trolley on the track "Simferopol - Yalta" was up to 10 million people a year. And since the inception of the company has been transported 250 million passengers, which was dated a monument to the Crimean trolleybus.

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