18 April 2012 y.
Metrowagonmash Commenced Serial Production of State-of-Art Metro Cars
Metrowagonmash (MWM is an entity of JSC Transmashholding) has launched serial production of 81-760/761 up-to-date metro cars.
New cars are supplied to Moscow metro. Under the signed contract metro of the Capital City will receive the total of 632 new cars of type 81-760/761 by the end of 2013.
New car design incorporates the newest achievements of global metro car building. 81-760/761 cars are equipped with HVAC system of passenger saloon, video surveillance system transmitting pictures to a situation center. For the first time ever, state-of-the-art cars are designed with an air disinfection system. Cars of this type are fitted with bogies, what assure smooth running, reduce noise level and forces imposed on track. This solution will provide for operating costs cutting and saving of electric energy. Besides, 81-760/761 train requires only 27 sec. to accelerate up to 80 km/h, unlike the cars in operation with 40 sec. acceleration period.