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29 June 2017 → Estonians will bring rare buses of Soviet times to Minsk

Representatives of the Estonian transport company will demonstrate rare buses to the citizens of Minsk and guests of the city, the "Minsk-Novosti" agency correspondent was told at the State Institution "Metropolitan Transport and Communications".

These retro-buses will take part in the Tallinn-Minsk-Tallinn motor rally dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Estonia and Belarus. It will be held from June 29 to July 1.

"The event will be held on the initiative of the Estonian transport company "Luxe Express" with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Estonia and the assistance of the Minsk City Executive Committee," said Kirill Sinyutich, Deputy Head of the Passenger Transportation Department of the State Institution "Metropolitan Transport and Communications". "Buses of rare preserved models "ZIS-127", "Ikarus-55", "Ikarus Lux", "Ikarus-255" will take part in the rally," he added.

On July 1 they are planning to arrange an exhibition of the buses that will arrive in Minsk from Estonia in the Upper City. All 5 vehicles will be open to viewers.

For reference

"Luxe Express" is the leading Estonian transport company that provides international regular bus services along the Tallinn-Minsk routes. The company owns a unique park of retro-buses basically consisting of buses of the model "Ikarus" and which are constantly maintained in good working order. A collection of these buses is regularly exhibited in the capital and other cities of Estonia evoking genuine interest of Estonians and foreign tourists. Last year, an auto rally organized by Luxe Express and the demonstration of rare buses from its collection were successfully held in St. Petersburg.

News provided by "Minsk-Novosti" Agency

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