Company "Siemens" and "Russian Machines" are the result of their first joint technical project at the IV International Railway Salon equipment and technologies "EXPO 1520". Subway car new generation has been designed specifically for the Moscow Metro. The Government of the Russian capital has stated its intention to purchase up to 3,000 new subway cars in 2020. A tender is expected in late 2013.
Jochen Aykholt, Director of the "rail systems" company "Siemens":"We are going to team up with one of the largest and most respected engineering companies in Russia to participate in the project on the Moscow Metro. To make this cooperation successful, we intend to bring our extensive production experience and technology in the field of modern rail systems, which have already proven themselves in the implementation of projects such as "Peregrine Falcon", "Swallow" and supply sleepers for the Railways "."
Siegfried Wolf, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company "Russian Machines":"In cooperation with the" Siemens AG "we plan to deliver to Moscow the most modern rolling stock in the world. In addition, we intend to build on the territory of the Moscow region venture to build a new generation of subway cars. "