March 29, 2017

Metrowagonmash to maintain Moscow metro trains

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MOSCOW metro has awarded Metrowagonmash a 27-year lifecycle contract to maintain 50 type 81-760 and 81-761 metro trains.

Under the deal, which is worth around Roubles 25bn ($US 439m), Metrowagonmash will ensure at least 46 of the eight-car trains are available for service each day.

Maintenance of the trains, which date from 2012-14, will be carried out at Warsaw and Izmailovo depots in Moscow.

Metrowagonmash is already maintaining trains of this type at other depots in the city under lifecycle contracts awarded by Moscow Metro in 2013 and 2014.

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