JSC Metrowagonmash (Mytishchi, Moscow region, part of JSC Transmashholding) and CJSC Baku Metro signed an agreement to supply 30 cars of model 81-765B./766.B. to the capital of Azerbaijan. This was reported in the directorate for external relations and corporate communications of the holding.
In accordance with the agreement, by the end of 2019, 6 trains will be built for the Baku Metro. In each train there will be two head motor cars with a control cabin and three intermediate motor cars.
The agreement was signed by the General Director of JSC Metrowagonmash Boris Bogatyrev and the Chairman of CJSC Baku Metro Zaur Huseynov. The first delivery of new cars in Baku is planned in the 2nd quarter of this year.
The Baku metro will be replenished with new cars that have been manufactured by the Mytishchi plant since 2017. Compared with the rolling stock of previous models, trains have extended doorways. Free passage through all train is provided
In trains 81-765. B / 766. B, a new light warning system is used to open and close doors. The design has good noise and heat insulation; cars are equipped with air conditioning and ventilation systems; sockets for charging passengers' electronic devices are provided. In compartments of head cars there are places for wheelchairs and bicycles.
An original color graphic scheme has been developed for Baku cars, an information system adapted to local conditions is used.
JSC Metrowagonmash and the Baku Metro are connected by a long history of mutually beneficial cooperation. The plant supplies rolling stock to the capital of Azerbaijan since 1967. About 300 metro cars of the Mytishchi plant are currently operated in the Baku metro. In 2015, Transmashholding transferred to the Baku Metro three five-car models of the model 81-760.B./761.B. / 763.B. with a through passage. In 2018, the holding delivered two five-car models of the model 81-765 / 766 to the Baku metro. Modern trains receive the most positive feedback from passengers and drivers.