The former Head of the Moscow Metro Ivan Besedin dismissed after the July crash of trains in Moscow took the position of the Head of one of the departments of “Russian Railways” OJSC. This was reported on Wednesday, February 11, by “Gudok”, the corporate edition of “Russian Railways”.
Besedin became the Head of the Department of Transport and Logistics Business Unit Management. He led the Moscow Metro from 2011 to mid-2014, before that he had been the Head of the Kaliningrad road since 2006. Three carriages of the train derailed on the blue metro line between the stations “Park Pobedy” and “Slavyansky Bulvar” on July 15 of last year, as a result, 23 people died and 217 were injured. After that the Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, speaking at a press conference, told about the change of the Head of the Moscow Metro. The position was taken by Dmitry Pegov, who had served as a CEO of the Directorate of Speed Communications - the branch of “Russian Railways” OJSC – since 2010.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina