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Metrovagonmash has finalized delivery of 81-717.6/714.6 metro cars to Nizhny Novgorod Metro
15 January 2018 y.

Metrovagonmash has finalized delivery of 81-717.6/714.6 metro cars to Nizhny Novgorod Metro


JSC METROVAGONMASH (MVM, belongs to Transmashholding Group) finalized execution of the contract, according to which the last 8 cars were delivered to Nizhny Novgorod Metro, TMH PR Department has reported. 

The contract for delivery of 81-717.6/714.6 metro cars was concluded with AO Sberbank Leasing in November 2017. The cost of the above rolling stock amounted to about RUB 1 bln. 300 mln. Totally, 23 metros (10 head cars and 13 intermediary ones) were delivered to Nizhny Novgorod (Proletarskoye Electric Depot). 

81-717.6 and 81-714.6 cars were built on the basis of previous 81-717.5/81-714.5 models. They meet the most strict requirements to passenger transportation safety. Video surveillance system, forced overhead ventilation enabling air exchange not only on the move, but during stops either, are installed in saloons. Luminescent lamps of the so called “light line” type are applied for lighting. Low-combustible moulded plastic panels are used for interior walls finishing. Seats are made based on fiberglass shells. Wearproof linoleum is applied for floor covering. 

An emergency exit is provided in the front part of the cabin. A vibration absorbing and air-adjustable driver’s seat is used to ensure for driver’s labour conditions meeting modern requirements. 

 Metrovagonmash has been cooperating with Nizhny Novgorod Metro since its establishment in 1985. In total, Nizhny Novgorod Metro operates 27 81-717.6/714.6 cars and 64 cars of 81-717.5/714.5 model built in Mytyschi over the years. The previous delivery was made in 2013.