Rus News Journal

During a navigation season - 2002 on the Moskva River the Capital navigable company is going to meet the million passenger

Under sounds of a wind band and shine gold an epaulet and shevronov have lifted fodder flags and have gone to swimming of six first snow-white " swallows " - steam-ships of the Capital navigable company/ SSK/. So at Southern river station of capital on Friday has opened new, already 70 - yj a season of passenger navigation on the Moskva River. " seven foots under kilem " has wished capital " to river wolves " the head of department of transport and communication of Moscow Alexander Beljaev.

the river walk First in this season - 4 all come on opening - SSK has arranged free of charge. The season has opened and 4 pupils 2 - go the Moscow military school and the children`s sea CTR " the Albatross " most young of which stood in smart storoju at opening ceremony.

As general director SSK Evgenie Mitkin has told, in this anniversary season the company is going to serve more than one million passengers (in navigation their 2001 940 tys). The owner " the million ticket " surprises and special honours W8.

in forthcoming navigation of Muscovites and visitors of capital, jukotorye do not suffer affliction water fear, W8 popular ekskursionno - a walking line the Kiev station - the New Spassky bridge which will be served by 15 steam-ships. ATW days the ticket for such walk will manage in 140 roubles/ 4 children - 70 roubles/, on weekdays - in 70 roubles/ 4 children - 30 roubles/.

W the navigation beginning to the Moskva River there are 2 7 floating steam-ships - restaurants. Cost of their rent will make nearby 3,5 tys roubles at an o`clock. 4 the same whom will beckon " a muse of distant journeys " On May, 1st SSK will begin kruiznuju navigation - from Northern river station in travel on a route Moscow - Uglich - Myshkin - Moscow leaves the steam-ship " Alexey Vatchenko ".

As Mitkin, now the company has told has more than 70 passenger steam-ships. Among them 35 steam-ships " Moscow " 7 steam-ships " the Muscovite " 9 " Rockets " 3 two-deck, 3 four-deck and 2 three-deck vessels.