St Petersburg Metro launched a RUB 6.7 billion (EUR 137 million) tender for the purchase of 15 metro trains to enter service on the Red line. According to the tender documents, the deliveries of the metro train sets should start in November 2015 and continue until October 2019.
The eight-cars metro trains should be equipped with asynchronous traction drive.
Oktyabrsky Electric Railway Car Repair Plant (OEVRZ), part of TransMashHolding, and Vagonmash are expected to submit offers.
The winner will be announced on the 9th of October 2014.