Open season water navigation in Moscow yesterday in the capital, opened navigation. Five months of passenger ships will ply from Novospassky bridge to the hotel "Ukraine". During the season, is expected to roll on Moscow river one million passengers. Also with the opening of river navigation season in 2007 to individuals and companies are encouraged to hire ships for walks and celebrations. Navigation inaugurates eight river ships, a group of cadets of the Academy of Water Transport and musicians of the military orchestra. From motors ships was suffocating could.
Pop songs, thundering from the speakers, changed naval hymn – and the ceremony began. Trinity students, armed with swords, carried the flag, followed by a discordant herd marched students of the Academy, on the occasion dressed in ceremonial clothing. While management has tried the microphone, patrol boat moored next to – the neighborhood was shrouded in a dirty-yellow smoke. During this time, the commanders had time to level cap in the front row of students. After all positions thanks everyone invited ride on the first day for free.
For security purposes, all ships in the near future we plan to put metal detectors. From 16 April to mid-October the river 'trams' will go on the most popular route – from Novospassky bridge to the wharf hotel "Ukraine". The price of tickets for scheduled flights this year grew by 20 percent: adult ticket on a weekday is 100 rubles, the cost of a cruise in the output – 200 rubles. All children – twice cheaper.