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Moscow marks 90th anniversary of first bus route

CCTV.com

08-10-2014 19:14 BJT

Vintage buses take a ride through the center of the Russian capital. They're part of parade dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first bus route in Moscow.

Fifteen vehicles from the Moscow Transport Museum took part in the parade. The oldest bus driving through the Moscow streets was made in 1936. Apart from the museum exhibits, the public was presented with some new developments in public transport.

The race finished at Academician Sakharov Avenue, where the buses were put on display. During the exhibition people had a chance to get on buses, to sit inside and even behind the wheel. The first regular bus route in Moscow was opened in 1924 and was about 8.5 kilometers long.

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