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Transmashholding completed delivery of Model ‘Oka’ cars to Moscow Metro
27 December 2016 y.

Transmashholding completed delivery of Model ‘Oka’ cars to Moscow Metro


Metrowagonmash (MWM, part of JSC Transmashholding) has fulfilled its contractual obligations towards the Moscow Metro and delivered the last eight-car train of model 81-760/761 Oka to the customer. 

Thus the supplies of series ‘Oka’ cars to the Moscow Metro are completed; in future, cars of the new series 81-765/766/767 ‘Moskva’ (“Moscow” in Russian) will be produced for the capital’s metro system. Okacars were supplied to the Moscow Metro since 2012; the number of cars manufactured for this customer totals to 1320. 

The contract closed today was signed on March 14, 2014. Under its terms and conditions, the Moscow Metro obtained 83 trains of Oka type consisting of eight cars (totally 664 cars). At present, these trains constitute the car fleet of Vykhino electric depot. In addition to the car supply, the contract provides for the maintenance of the rolling stock by the manufacturer in the course of the full life cycle. Metrowagonmash is obliged to ensure the availability of specified number of cars for the line operation, be responsible for the technical serviceability of the same, perform maintenance and scheduled repair works in a timely manner. 

To design the Oka cars, the most advanced technical solutions were applied known in the world as of the early 2010s. The air disinfection system was used for the first time in the car design. Model 81-760/761 cars are fitted with HVAC and video surveillance system that is capable of transmitting images to the situation center. Much consideration was given to fire, electric and environmental safety as well as high level of rolling stock comfort. Model 81-760/761 cars are equipped with the state-of-the-art asynchronous traction drive, microprocessor-based control system, bogies ensuring smooth and noiseless train ride. The car bodies are manufactured of stainless steel. 

 The contract for supply of series 81-765/766/767 cars to the Moscow Metro is currently in the implementation phase. In the period from 2017 to 2020, 768 new Moskva cars will be produced. The start of deliveries is planned for February, 2017.