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Metrovagonmash will start delivering cars 81-717.6/714.6  to the metro of Nizhny Novgorod
1 November 2017 y.

Metrovagonmash will start delivering cars 81-717.6/714.6 to the metro of Nizhny Novgorod


JSC «METROVAGONMASH» (MVM, forms part of JSC «Transmashholding») has reached an agreement with JSC «Sberbank Leasing» on the delivery of metro cars 81-717.6/714.6 to the metro of Nizhny Novgorod.

Nizhny Novgorod (electric depot Proletarskoye) will receive 23 metro cars, that is 10 head cars and 13 intermediate cars. The total sum of the contract will be 1 bln. 300 mln. roubles. 

Cars 81-717.6 and 81-714.6 have been created on the basis of the previous models 81-717.5/81-714.5. 

The rolling stock complies with the most stringent criteria applied to the security of passenger transportation. Car compartments are equipped with a CCTV system. A forced ceiling ventilation is used, it makes air circulation possible not only during the motion, but also during stops. Luminescent lights known as ‘light lines’ are used in car compartments. Shaped panels made of fire-resistant plastic are used for the interior refurbishment of the walls. Compartment seats are made of fiberglass framework, while the flooring is made with heavy duty linoleum.  

An evacuation exit is provided in the front part of the cabin. In order to comply with the modern requirements for the working conditions of the metro drivers, a seat with vibration absorption and pneumatic adjustment is used. 

The delivery of the metro shall be completed till the end of this year.  

Metrovagonmash has been in cooperation with the metro of Nizhny Novgorod since its foundation in 1985. In its total, the metro operates 27 cars of the series 81-717.6/714.6 and 64 cars of the series 81-717.5/714.5 that were built in different years in Mytischi. The latest delivery was carried out in 2013.