Medvedev in Tver plant tried his hand as a tram driver

TVER, 9 February. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited the shop of the Tver carriage-building plant and new equipment designs produced by the company, and tried themselves in the role of a tram driver.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov. Explanations were given by the Director General of the plant Andrey Solovey.

First, the head of the government was on a car Assembly shop. Here the Nightingale told him about the major milestones in the history of the plant and its modernization. Medvedev visited the workplace and met the specifics of the welder side of the wagons. During the tour through the shop head of enterprise at the request of the Prime Minister has told him also about the main production indicators of the plant and cooperation with other countries.

The results of the plant in recent years and the range of manufactured goods Medvedev also visited the stands TVZ. A separate topic of discussion of the premiere with the head of the plant were the issues of social security and employee wages. Nightingale told the Prime Minister that plant workers on average receive a salary not less than the regional average.

The Prime Minister inspected samples of equipment that produces “Transmashholding”. Medvedev was on the interior of the new tram, “hero”, looked in the cockpit, sat in the driver’s seat, closed the doors of the tram and drove, driving them several meters.

The Prime Minister inspected the interior of the tram “city Old” trolley “Admiral”, ЭП2Д commuter trains, double-Decker passenger cars long-distance trains and the dining car, and train “Oriole” and a passenger compartment of the car “Rick.”