The river trams appeared in the capital in 1923. The password was then composed of 70 boats on board 40 to 100 passengers each. After the Great Father ' s War on Moscow, the river trams of Moscow were started to float, followed by Moskva.
In the 1960s, river transport became a new development window. In addition to the quiet river trams on the intra-urban and suburban lines, vessels on the submarine wings ( " Rockets " ) have started operating, which have developed a speed of up to 60 km/h. Up to 2008, Raquet was able to reach 40 minutes from River station up to 40 to 50 km from Moscow, and many dormitories preferred this transport to electricity and vehicles.
In June 2011, the Mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin, instructed the Department of Transport to develop a project for regular passenger traffic on Moscow Reque. The main shipping companies working in this area today are the Wagoj, Megaflot, Rechflot and the North Shipping Company. River transport does not play the role of the public but works in tourism. On the river trams, they take guided tours at the centre of Moscow or they are rented for holidays.
The capital companies use both Soviet production vessels, Raqueta, Moscow, Moscow, and the more modern " Stolic " boats. Courses in Moscow and river trams of foreign production. Regular routes have been operated from mid-April to mid-May, but the vessels under orders for guided tours and holidays are sailing until the beginning of the first freeze.