/ Moscow. January 25. Transport Today / JSC "Metrovagonmash" (part of ZAO "Transmashholding", TMH) gave Kazan the first underground metro train trehvagonny composition "Rusich", according to Department of Public Relations TMX.
"Metrovagonmash" has signed a contract with Kazan for the supply of three subway trains in January 2011. According to the agreement, the remaining two trains will pass in February of this year. Until today Myt cars in Kazan were not used.
Currently cars "Rusich" operated in metros Moscow and Sofia.
In December last year, it was reported that Kazan in January 2011, will hold a competition for the purchase of three compositions for the underground. The purchase of trains allocated 700 million rubles.
Acquisition of additional trains should, in particular, in connection with the opening at the end of last year, the new station — "Goat settlement."
Kazan underground construction began in August 1997. The first line of 7.26 km length has been put into operation in August 2005 for the 1000th anniversary of the city.
Currently, there are seven stations — "Goat settlement", "Kremlin", "Tukaya area", "Wool Sloboda", "Ametyevo", "Hills" Victory Avenue ".