November 01, 2017

Stadler to supply trains for Minsk metro Line 3

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MINSK Metro has disclosed details of an order for 10 new metro trains from Stadler Minsk, which are due to be delivered between 2018 and 2020.

The order comprises six four-car trains, each 78.4m long with 168 seats, and four five-car sets, which will be 97.7m long with 212 seats.

The 1524mm-gauge 825V dc third-rail trains will be used on the 17.2km Line 3 from Zeleny Lug to Kurassovshina, which is due to open in phases from 2019 onwards. Construction began on the north-south line in March 2014 and the four-station Yubileynaya Ploshchad - Kovalskaya Sloboda section is nearing completion.

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