Sergei Sobyanin (right)
On the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line of the Moscow metro began operation of trains of new generation “Moscow” with a pass-through around the membership. In the ceremony of launch was attended by the mayor Sergei Sobyanin, reports on Friday, April 14, the national news service (NSN).
“Today is a big event in the Moscow metro and the Russian mechanical engineering, transport engineering today out on the line the best in the world subway, the best on a number of characteristics of cumulative technological, and comfort for passengers,” said the mayor. He added that the train “Moscow” 1.5 times cheaper than foreign analogues.
The new structure accommodates more than two thousand people. The cars widened doorways, installed grab bars and more, there are special places for wheelchairs.
April 14 the purple branch began to run six trains “Moscow”, TV channel “360”. Until the end of the year the subway will 30 such compositions.
Before running the new trains on the Tagansko-Krasnopresnenskaya line was replaced more than a thousand sleepers, and 500 wooden boxes, which protect the third rail. In the tunnels was set to 200 fixtures, the official website of the Moscow mayor.