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