Metrowagonmash was founded in 1897 as a rail car building plant. Later they developed production of crawler vehicles and then dump trucks. Today Metrowagonmash is a place where most of Russian subway cars get manufactured and repaired.
The company produces the following subway cars: 81-714.5/717.5, 81-740/741 and 81-760/761. Last year, they manufactured 243 subway cars, 32 railbuses, and repaired 113 subway cars. This year, they plan to increase the number of subway cars manufactured to 320. It takes them about 70 hours to produce one subway car.
Its welding department.
This is where they make the “body” of the subway car.
They cut metal and weld it. They make frames, roofs and walls separately.