Tram Depot in Nizhny Novgorod

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A history of Russain railroads numbers nearly 200 years. What’s going on in there now? We have visited the tram station in Nizhniy Novgorod to reveal the whole truth.

Director of the Museum of Public Electric Transport in the Tram Depot №1. He courteously allowed to make a report about the depot’s work.

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To the right is a training carriage, in the depot is a sprinkler carriage VP-1.

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Inside the depot.

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Lunch break. The workers are playing domino outside.

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Still playing. Lunch break.

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This wonderful man is Alexey, a streetcar driver of the 1st class. Together with him well make a trip on VP-1.

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It’s quite clean inside the depot.

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Tram details are on the floor in the fitting-anchor shop.

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Lifting repair.

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KTM-8 carriage was painted to put an advertisement on it.

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Snow plow С-16. There is a powerful ventilation system in it that forces the air under the skirt and cleaning the way from the snow. Built on the basis of KTM-5.

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To the left is KTM-19, to the right – VP-1 on the basis of RVZ-6.

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Going to water city trunk roads on VP-1.

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The water is spouting as out of a fountain.

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It’s time to say good-bye to Alexey. He and his VP-1 are going farther .

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6 thoughts on “Tram Depot in Nizhny Novgorod”

  1. Very cool pictures. How does it wash the entire street when it only sprays water on the tracks..? Cool pictures thanks for the upload…

    • They are only interested in the tracks. Trams have different needs than cars and trucks, so the tram crews look after the tram tracks.

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