Let’s look at the new subway cars 81-760 that have just begun to be used in the Moscow subway, diesel trains DP-S produced for Serbian railway and “Rusich” vehicles that were unexpectedly found in the subway of SofiÐ°!
“Metrovagonmash” plant is situated in Mytischi, the Moscow region. It produces trains for subways and railways of Russia and neighbouring countries.
Assembly shop. Bodies of cars 81-760 stand on the right.
Electric train 81-760, main characteristics:
Capacity: 300/320 passangers;
Power: 4 induction motors – 170 kW for each car.
Track width: 1520 mm;
Max. speed: 90 km/h
Car weight: 36/35t.;
Dimensions: length 20120/19140 mm, width 2686 mm, height 3680 mm;
The car body is made of stainless steel, there are A/C and air cleaning systems in the cars.
Swing type doors equipped with a hand opening button in off-peak time: such system has been used in many subways and ground transport of Europe for a long time.
Main cars have emergency exits with landing ramps.
81-760 being assembled.
Bogies assembly. In the boxes are current collectors. They will be mounted in the depot.
Current collectors for the railway overhead system. They are used for tests.
Can you guess now what train are we under?