14 May 2013 y.
Octyabrsky Electric Railway Car Repair Plant Started Supply of Metro Cars for Saint-Petersburg
Octyabrsky Electric Railway Car Repair Plant (OEVRZ, a part of CJSC Transmashholding) has delivered 10 cars of 81-714/717 model to Saint-Petersburg metro within 2013 supply program.
OEVRZ shall deliver a total of 70 cars (49 intermediate and 21 head cars) to the customer by the end of the year as per the contracts concluded in March-April this year. New cars satisfy up-to-date requirements to comfort level, power efficiency and operational reliability.
Petersburg metro request has required mounting of special accessories between cars to prevent passenger falling onto railway track under.
In 2012, Octyabrsky Electric Railway Car Repair Plant supplied 52 cars to Petersburg metro. OEVRZ metro cars are successfully operated in Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk metros. The plant has manufactured a total of 150 metro cars since start of metro cars production at the plant