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18.01.2017
No One Is Forgotten
No One Is Forgotten
On January 18th, the day when the siege of Leningrad was lifted, we commemorate our colleagues, students and alumni who gave their lives for our city. Their names were immortalised on the stele in our Memorial garden square.
13.01.2017
Restoration of Trinity Cathedral is Finishing
Restoration of Trinity Cathedral is Finishing
The construction of the cathedral, which was christened in 1835, was supervised by Vasily Stasov and the Institute of the Transport Engineers Corps’ alumnus and later Chairman of the Committee for Buildings and Hydraulic works in St. Petersburg Pierru-Dominique Bazaine. It was him who solved the engineer task of strengthening columns and steadiness of the main dome. The calculation of constructions was made by another PGUPS’ alumnus — Pavel Melnikov.
19.12.2016
Volkhov Hydroelectric Station Celebrates its 90th  Anniversary
Volkhov Hydroelectric Station Celebrates its 90th Anniversary
On December 19th, 1926 in presence of the Government Members the Volkhov Hydroelectric Plant was solemnly opened. Thus, it became the first achievement of GOELRO plan (State Commission for Electrification of Russia).
14.12.2016
XXI Assembly of Young Scientists
XXI Assembly of Young Scientists
On December 13th, 2016 The Committee on Science and High School of Saint-Petersburg conducted XXI Assembly of Young Scientists aimed at developing and encouraging scientific activities among the youth.
09.12.2016
PGUPS Hosts International Scientific Conference «Heritage of Agustin de Betancourt»
PGUPS Hosts International Scientific Conference «Heritage of Agustin de Betancourt»
On December 9th, 2016 Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University and The State Memorial Museum «Saint Isaac’s Cathedral» jointly conducted the International Scientific Conference «Heritage of Agustin de Betancourt».
05.12.2016
Head of Passenger and High Speed Department Ignacio Barron visits PGUPS
Head of Passenger and High Speed Department Ignacio Barron visits PGUPS
On December 2d, 2016 Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University was visited by Ignacio Barron, Head of Passenger and High Speed Department of The International Union of Railways (UIC).
02.12.2016
First Rector of PGUPS Commemorated
First Rector of PGUPS Commemorated
There is a long-established tradition in PGUPS — to commemorate the first Rector and establisher of the University Agustin de Betancourt by laying wreaths at his memorial in front of the University and on his grave in Saint Alexander Nevsky Lavra.
01.12.2016
PGUPS to Host International Scientific Conference «Heritage of Agustin de Betancourt»
PGUPS to Host International Scientific Conference «Heritage of Agustin de Betancourt»
On December 9th, 2016 Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University and The State Memorial Museum «Saint Isaac’s Cathedral» will jointly conduct the International Scientific Conference «Heritage of Agustin de Betancourt». The Conference will be held under the aegis of Russia’s Minister of Transport Maksim Sokolov and Governor of Saint-Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko.
30.11.2016
Exhibition «Transport of Russia» Opens in Moscow
Exhibition «Transport of Russia» Opens in Moscow
On November 30th, 2016 Moscow Gostiny Dvor saw opening of the Forum and Exhibition «Transport of Russia» as part of the ongoing «Transport Week — 2016».
16.11.2016
Agreement on Cooperation Signed in PGUPS
Agreement on Cooperation Signed in PGUPS
The ceremonial signing of the Agreement on Cooperation between Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University and JSC «RZD» affiliate Central Directorate of traction took place on November 15th, 2016 during The IV International scientific conference «Locomotives. XXI century».