The engineer blasted the train station promised to present the award

The driver of the train St. Petersburg metro which 3 APR explosion occurred, will be presented the award for saving passengers.

This was stated press Secretary of the Petersburg underground Julia shavel, reports TASS.

“The driver did not panic in a difficult situation when I heard about the problems in the train, and according to the instructions, dragged the part to the platform. In the closed space, victims could be more. We have not yet decided what award he will be presented, but will be awarded” — said the spokesman.

According to her, the engineer Alexander 51, in the subway he works for 15 years, 11 of whom is a machinist first class.

Informed appreciation for the actions of the train driver gave the Investigative Committee of Russia. The decision not to stop the train after an explosion in a tunnel on the stretch between the stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad” experts UK called “competent”.

“The driver made the right decision not to stop the train, reaching the station, which enabled to proceed immediately to the evacuation and assistance to victims. It is possible that this helped to prevent an even greater number of victims”, — stated in the SC.

The explosion in Saint-Petersburg subway