Popular-science conference „Heritage of WVR”

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We would like to invite you on 11th June to the Warsaw’s Museum of Technology (Palace of Culture and Science, Parade Square 1) to the popular-science conference „Heritage of WVR”. The meeting, starting at 10AM, is directed to all those who are interested in the history of the oldest Polish railway – the Warsaw-Vienna Railroad, which celebrates this year the 170th anniversary of the opening of its first section from Warsaw to Grodzisk.

9.30 – 10.00 Registration of participants
10.00 – 10.15 Conference opening, introduction
10.15 – 11.00 Andrzej Paszke WVR, railroad to Europe
11.00 – 11.30 Marek Moczulski Stanisław Wysocki – the one who built WVR
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break
12.00 – 12.40 Paweł Mierosławski From “Warsaw” to “Hannoverian” – first engines of WVR
12.40 – 13.20 Michał Jerczyński The architecture of WVR buildings – evolution of style since 1845
13.20 – 14.00 Maria Balicka „On duty and on the station” – railway in life and works of Władysław Reymont
14.00 – 14.30 End of conference, discussion

Free admission.

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