30 September 2014 y.
Pass-through metro cars of 760 model for Moscow Metropolitan left for type tests
OJSC Metrowagonmash (MWM, Transmashholding Group) delivered 8-car 81-760А/761А/762А pass-through train to Moscow Metropolitan to run the type tests.
New metro cars represent modification of 81-760/761 car. Their basic feature is end-to-end through passage providing for movement from one end of the train to the other and trailer non-motorized cars reducing the car weight, thus, improving their cost effectiveness and energy efficiency.
The tests will be run till late 2014. They include pull and energy efficiency tests, brake tests, dynamic and strength, as well as electromagnetic compatibility tests.
81-760/761 model cars have been operated by Moscow Metropolitan since 2012. Their design implies the latest global technical solutions. They are reliable, have large passenger capacity and are characterized by good noise and heat isolation. Application of trailer cars with less equipment provides for decrease of maintenance scope and reduces load on metropolitan electrical substations. Much attention is paid to fire and electrical safety, environmental friendliness and comfort level of the rolling stock. The metro cars are fitted with modern seats made of easy washable materials of increased wear resistance. The latest passenger communication systems, video control and HVAC system are applied.
To provide for comfort environment for drivers, cabins are fitted with ergonomic panels. Vibration absorbing seats having pneumatic height regulation are installed. The cabins are also equipped with HVAC.