Vagonmash to Start Deliveries of New NeVa Metro Cars for St Petersburg Metro

Vagonmash, a joint venture of Kirovsky Zavod (Russia) and ŠKODA TRANSPORTATION (Czech Republic), will deliver the first of the eight NeVa trains for Saint Petersburg Metro this month.

Vagonmash to Start Deliveries of New NeVa Metro Cars for St Petersburg Metro
March 1, 2016 7:43 pm

The metro train will enter operation on Nevsko-Vasileostrovskaya line.

In April 2015, Vagonmash and the St. Petersburg Transport Committee signed a EUR 67 million contract for the delivery of eight six-car metro trains for Saint Petersburg Metro as a part of the NeVa project. The last train is scheduled for delivery in June 2017.

neva2NeVa trains have lightweight aluminium bodyshells and are equipped with electric-induction motors. The traction-drive train provides up to 25% power savings in traction and braking mode. The new metro cars have a high quality sound insulation, and feature modern ventilation system and LED lighting.

According to Georgy Semenenko, General Director of JSC Kirovsky Zavod, the level of production localisation for NeVa trains reaches 65%, with a number of 65 Russian suppliers involved in the project. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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