State-owned company CFR Calatori announced that the Union Train will connect Bucharest with Iasi on January 24 on Small Union Day.
This Wednesday are celebrated 159 years since the Union of the Romanian Principalities under the leadership of Alexandru Ioan Cuza.
„CFR passengers, members of the Railway Lovers Club and bicycle tourists community will bring the message of the Romanian Union from Bucharest to Iasi on a train named the Union Train,” says the release.
The train will get off from Bucharest Northern Railway Station at 5:48 AM and during the travel will be organized different actions that will evoke historical moments, taking into account the Romanian Centenary celebration. The director of the National Railway Qualification and Training Center, Marcel Otoiu, will present the strategic importance of the railway system from historical perspective, according to the company.
The Union Train will be attached to a tricolour engine and will be seen by citizens in Ploiesti South station (06:30), Buzau (07:40), Focsani (08:50), Tecuci (09:30), Barlad (10:25), Vaslui (11:15), Barnova (11:55), Iasi (12:20).