Demikhovsky machine works and Metrovagonmash provided the rolling stock of JSC Russian Railways

JSC "Russian Railways" (RZD) in 2011, purchased and delivered to the Russian railway network 526 railcar rolling stock, the company said.

Including purchased 490 electric train cars (for 48 electric trains) and 36 wagons rail buses (for 12 rail buses).


All new railcar rolling stock production of domestic manufacturers: electric — JSC "Demikhovsky Engineering Works", and rail buses — the production of "Metrovagonmash."

Of the 48 trains purchased in the current year, 31 train (train 294) are produced with improved features: video surveillance systems, climate (air conditioning and heating depending on the season), forced ventilation in the lobbies, technical diagnostics trains in real-time, high converters power reclining sliding automatic doors, backlash-free couplings, sealed inter-vehicle crossings, LED light line, plastic sofas with soft inserts.


In 2012 it is planned to acquire about 450 cars multiple units: more than 50 trains and 10 rail buses. Part of the purchased multiple units designed to provide transport service of the APEC summit in Vladivostok and the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan.

To ensure the safety of passengers in all directions issued in July of this year, EMU installed video surveillance systems that allow locomotive crew to monitor the situation in each car. The technical condition of trains in real time is also reflected on the remote control at the train driver.

The annual purchase of new multiple units of 2.5-3.5% of the total assigned park.

The volume of investments in the Russian Railways invested update multiple units of 10-12 billion rubles per year.

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