The issue is dedicated to the work of the Astrakhan branch of the Volga railway, current problems of railway transport.
Coupling of railway cars.
Workers of railway workshops carry out maintenance of components and aggregates of the running gear of cars.
High school students of school No. 13 work in practice at the railway depot, the faces of teenagers.
Teenagers talk about the monotonous nature of work in practice, the reasons why they like it or not, the possibility of obtaining practical skills and getting a degree in the specialty (synchronously).
Master of the way goes on the sleepers, behind the scenes sounds his story about his life and work on the railway (synchronously).
Roofs of passing cars.
Trucks and agricultural machinery on passing platforms.
Types of railway junction, freight trains pass.
The master of the way goes on sleepers covered with snow.
Workers dig out a section of the path from the snow.
The track master speaks about the shortcomings in the operation of the railway junction (synchronously).
A freight train passes by.
Wheels of passing cars.
A team of railway workers-repairmen, under the leadership Alisova carries out maintenance of paths.
Agisov speaks about the lack of good housing for road workers, difficult working conditions and the reluctance of young people to go to work in this specialty, about the distraction of road workers to other jobs (synchronously).
Team Alisova sits in the camper before leaving for the next section of the path.
The van goes on the road.
View of a passing freight train (top).
View of the lighting mast at the railway track (from bottom to top).
A train passes, a team of trackmen stands along the path.
View of the railway track, the driver in the cab of the locomotive.
Train trains pass by.
Control devices on the dashboard.
The face of the driver V. M. Svechina.
Svechin in the cab of the locomotive.
Svechikhin at home gives interviews about his life and work (synchronously).
Svechikhin's wife collects a suitcase for her husband on the next flight.
Svechikhin is walking down the street with a suitcase in his hand.
The driver's assistant wipes the windshields of the locomotive.
Svechin checks the condition of the trucks of the locomotive.
Svechin climbs into the cab of the locomotive.
Railway dispatcher V. F. Ostrovsky talks about his life and work on the railway (synchronously).
Ostrovsky directs traffic at the railway junction, traffic diagram on the dispatcher's Desk.
Panorama of the control room.
View of passing platforms with containers (below).
Lesson in high school No. 13, faces of high school students.
Young men Express directly opposite points of view on working on the railway, the reasons why most of them do not want to go to work on the railway, the lack of interest in this work (synchronously).
A high school student walks along the railway track.
Locations: Astrakhan region 
Seasons: Winter