The employees of our plant completed the restoration work of the steam locomotive “MT-202”
The memorial sign “MT-202”, mounted on a pedestal on Zavodskaya square, can without exaggeration be called the visiting card of Haivoron. It symbolizes the long-term work of our railway employees. They, the workers of the diesel locomotive repair plant and the narrow-gauge railway, gave a stimulus for the social and economic development of Haivoron, helped him to become the administrative center of the district and get the city status.
On the eve of Haivoron Day, employees of “Haivoron Diesel Locomotive Repair Plant” PJSC completed the work on reconstruction of this memorial sign. It should be noted that before the beginning of the repair, the workers have taken photographs of the steam locomotive, and then they restored the appearance of the monument in accordance with these photographs. Due to this, it was possible to save “MT-202”, without changing its original color characteristics in any way; to restore the headlamp lost many years ago, to replace the plywood elements with steel ones, which were also previously on the train.
This restored memorial sign, the age mate of the local narrow-gauge railway, on October 30, 2018, shone in the sun’s rays, like a real symbol of the city, in honor of the celebration of the 266th anniversary of Haivoron.
During the official part of the holiday, the executive committee of the City Council of Haivoron awarded the diploma of “Haivoron Diesel Locomotive Repair Plant” PJSC “For fruitful work for the benefit of the territorial community, active position, and charitable assistance in restoring of the Monument of the narrow-gauge steam locomotive “MT-202”.
The management of “Haivoron Diesel Locomotive Repair Plant” PJSC expresses gratitude for the award and congratulates all residents of the city on the holiday. Our plant in the future, whenever possible, is happy to provide assistance, is open for cooperation and new ideas to improve the lives of the Haivoron residents.
We hope that from now on the renovated monument “MT-202” will be kept in good condition and will serve as the decoration of our city for many years.