Rus News Journal

Petersburgers will free of charge take to a ski track

In a city on Neva the rest kind rather popular in the Soviet years is revived. Then thousand fans to drive on skis went for a city by special electric trains. Now inhabitants of Northern capital had again such possibility. And it is absolutely free!

the work Scheme ski arrows it was very simple. In the day off in the morning people sat down at station in an electric train. It took them to a certain place and remained to wait. All the day the people had a rest, skied, and went home in the evening. Last year this tradition have decided to revive. But weather has brought, constant thaw and absence of snow did country sorties a little interesting. But this year while that`s OK. So that it is possible to get skis, a sledge and to prepare for trips.

- For Ski arrows It is chosen two directions, - have told to us in a press - service of the October railway . - They will go from the Finnish station on station Orehovo and with Moscow to Cap settlement.

Directly in electric trains people can change clothes and leave under protection not the necessary things, and to go to go for a drive. On places for ski walks will prepare lines on 5, 10 and 15 kilometres, there will be cheerful competitions and competitions, beginners will be helped by instructors. It is possible to have a rest and it is independent, and having developed, to drink hot tea and to get warm at a fire.

the Electric train all this time costs on a side-track.

ON the NOTE

Ski arrows are planned for January, 18th and 25, 1, 8, on February, 15th and 22, on March, 1st and 15.

Departure from Petersburg in 08. 50, departure to Petersburg in 15. 50.

landing on Ski arrows It is carried out under special coupons which can be received in departments of physical training and sports of regional administrations of Petersburg.


- We with mum will go now by each electric train here!
a photo: from archive

Phones of regional departments of physical culture and sports:

Admiralty - (812 316 - 23 - 55

Vasileostrovsky - (812 321 - 33 - 29, 321 - 42 - 99

Vyborg - (812 576 - 52 - 61

Kalininsky - (812 542 - 36 - 34, 542 - 68 - 27

Kirov - (812 252 - 02 - 22, 252 - 06 - 69, 252 - 31 - 95

Kolpino - (812 461 - 57 - 92

Krasnogvardejski - (812 576 - 87 - 57

Krasnoselsky - (812 576 - 13 - 95, 576 - 13 - 96

Kronstadt - (812 576 - 90 - 46, 576 - 90 - 23

Resort - (812 437 - 35 - 80

Moscow - (812 576 - 89 - 65, 576 - 89 - 66

Neva - (812 365 - 10 - 00, 568 - 23 - 09

Petrograd - (812 233 - 58 - 32

Petrodvortsovyj - (812 448 - 91 - 82

Seaside - (812 496 - 20 - 70

Pushkin - (812 466 - 62 - 52

Frunze - (812 576 - 85 - 72, 576 - 84 - 81, 708 - 80 - 73

Central - (812 274 - 14 - 65, 274 - 17 - 18.