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Ukrainian Railways to purchase 15 DMUs from Kryukov Railway Car Building Works (KVSZ) in 2014

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia)  plan to purchase 15 DPKr DMU from Kryukov Railway Car Building Works (KVSZ) this year, stated the Minister of Infrastructure Minister of Infrastructure, Maxim Bourbaki. The two- or three-car DPKr DMU can reach a top speed of 140 km/h and has a 153 seats in the first option and 269 in the second, the  maximum passenger capacity is 659 . The trains are expected to operate on the suburban railway network. 

The DPKr – 2 DMU was presented on the occasion of entering into operation of EKr1-001 EMU (Tarpan)on Kiev-Lviv route, manufactured by KVSZ as well. Tarpan has 9 cars, 612 seats, it operates at a speed of 160km/h and according to KVSZ , with minor modifications, its speed can be increased to 220 km/h. 

(trans. ©); photos KVSZ

 

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