Hero of Socialist Labor, deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, steam locomotive driver P. D. Sholkin is driving a heavy train with a load of 5100 tons along the Trans-Siberian Railway. Composition en route. Dispatch service at work. A blizzard sweeps the railroad tracks. The snowplow clears the paths. Instruments in the locomotive cabin. Driver's assistant at work. PD Sholkin in the hall of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. The socialist commitment of P. D. Sholkin: to fulfill the seven-year plan in 5 years. PD Sholkin in the classroom for the study of an electric locomotive.