1 August 2013 y.

TVZ Manufactured 15 Double-Deck Passenger Coaches with Seats for Federal Passenger Company

JSC Tver Carriage   Works (TVZ, a part of CJSC Transmashholding) has supplied 15 double-deck   passenger coaches with seats to JSC Federal Passenger Company.

The   contract has been signed by General Director of CJSC Transmashholding A.A.   Andreev and General Director of Federal Passenger Company M.P. Akulov.

Coaches   with seats will be designated for regional trains of constant formation with   speed up to 160 km/h. Carbodies with smooth side walls skin will be produced of   corrosion-resistant (stainless) steel. As a result, coaches life time will   reach 40 years.

All   coaches are equipped with air conditioning systems, eco-friendly toilets, Wi-Fi   access, information display and energy-saving lamps. Coaches power supply is   centralized from electric locomotive via high voltage static converter.   Air-tight gangways and slack-free couplers allow decreasing noise and vibration   level while train run. Entrance-door of sliding-plug type will be fitted with
automatic step boards to facility get in and off both from high and low   platforms.

All coaches meeting requirements of the contract will be delivered to the customer   in 2015.
New   rolling stock products will complete double-deck coaches line produced at   TVZ.