Transmashholding presents metro car for St. Petersburg
Transmashholding has presented its newly developed metro car Class 81-722.1/723.1/724.1 to service Line 1 of St. Petersburg metro system.
The metro car was designed basing on specifications developed by experts of St. Petersburg metro. It is fitted with a new fiberglass mask, LED round head and side lamps; the passenger door leaf has an enlarged window. The color layout is new as well. Train formation consists of 8 cars – motorized head cars with the driver’s cabs at the train head and tail, 4 intermediate motorized cars and 2 trailer cars in the train middle. The nominal board equipment includes a bi-level microprocessor-based control, safety and diagnostics system as well as the inner and outer CCTV system.
Oktyabrsky Electric Railway Car Repair Plant (OEVRZ), part of Transmashholding, and St. Petersburg metro system signed in 2015 a contract for the supply of 20 eight-car metro trains. Deliveries are to be completed in 2020.