Sochi has released the first Swallow

The railroad presented in Sochi train a new generation. First speed "Swallow", painted in the colors of the Russian flag, raced on the Sochi railway station to the city of Adler.

By the 2014 Olympics the city will have a few trains, which will form the main load on the transport of the participants and guests of the Winter Games. "Swallows" will "fly" on rail "corridor" with the length of 48 kilometers. Home Olympic highway will connect the Olympic Park’s ski slopes. Delivery of passengers from Adler to Krasnaya Polyana will only take 25-30 minutes.

According to the president of the company "Russian Railways" Vladimir Yakunin, the new structure meets all the requirements in the field of passenger transport. "The whole outfit of new rolling stock, the underlying ideology of Transportation shows focus on the implementation of the requirements of modern passenger. This stock is the hallmark of the railway in the area of passenger transport, — said Vladimir Yakunin.

Electric was produced in Germany, passed certification tests in St. Petersburg, after which he was taken to the Olympic capital of Russia. "Swallow" is composed of five cars. Within each set colored seating and an electronic scoreboard, showing the route and time. Modern composition is capable of speeds up to 160 kilometers per hour. Its operation is possible at temperatures from +40 to -40 degrees with the conditions of marine climate. According to the railroad, railroad cars of this type are environmentally friendly. Due to the lightweight construction of reduced power consumption. In addition, the "Swallow" moves almost no noise and does not interfere with the residents of nearby communities.

By the 2014 Olympics the city will have a few trains, which will form the main load on the transport of the participants and guests of the Winter Games. "Swallows" will "fly" on rail "corridor" with the length of 48 kilometers. Home Olympic highway will connect the Olympic Park’s ski slopes. Delivery of passengers from Adler to Krasnaya Polyana will only take 25-30 minutes.

Half of the road that passes through the mountains on the left bank of the river Mzymty, ready: paved road subgrade, laid rail grid, built bridges, tunnels, buildings engineering protection. In parallel with the construction of railroads automobile line with a capacity of over 10,000 passengers per hour. On combined road will be 12 tunnels and 50 bridges, including the first in the south of Russia stayed bridge.

 

Schedule high-speed trains will adjust with the movement of aircraft and ships, as well as long-distance trains. It is planned that the "Swallows" will run every 5 minutes and provide transport over 86,000 passengers a day. To control the movement of so many compositions by Russian specialists have developed an automatic control system. It includes video surveillance inside the passenger compartment, as well as outside. The cameras will help machinists monitor the embarkation and disembarkation of passengers.

After the 2014 Olympics a few "Swallows" will remain in the North-Caucasian railway as a symbol of the Olympic Games. The remaining trains will be sent to the Moscow region, on land, connecting the center of the capital with the airports.

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