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14 May 2015 y.

Train ‘80th Anniversary of the Moscow Metro’ Started Operation


In Vladykino depot, an official ceremony took place dedicated to operation start of a new metro train with unique decoration associated with the 80th anniversary of the Moscow Metro. The rolling stock was manufactured at Metrowagonmash plant. 

The new train consists of the most advanced Russian metro cars: Series 81-760А/761А with a pass-through. The main subject of decoration is the history of the Moscow Metro system since 1935. 

Car 1 – the period of 1935-1945 – the first stations and metro system construction during the war. Car 2 - 1945-1955 – after-war plans and implementation thereof. Car 3 and 4 –photo review of the Moscow Metro in the period of 1955-1975. Car 5 - 1975-1985 – the metro system during the Olympic Games in Moscow. Car 6 and 7 – photos of the Moscow Metro from 1985 to 2005. Car 8 - 2005-2015 – new stations and further development plans. 

Moscow Metro stock photos are used for the exterior decoration. For interior, they used stickers with Moscow Metro information on window posts. One can see archival pictures and documents as well as the historical background. The door bottom part is covered with photos of metro stations. 

 Starting from its foundation, Metrowagonmash delivered the cars to the metro system.