Baku Metro to receive new carriages this week
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.15 / Trend E. Ismailov /
Baku Metro will receive ten new carriages produced by OJSC "Metrovagonmash" until the end of this week, OJSC told Trend.
According to information, they will be carriages of the model 81-717.5B/81-714.5B (four of them head carriages - 717.5B and six interim - 81-714.5B).
The carriages will arrive in Baku by late this week," OJSC said.
According to the OJSC, Baku Metro will receive another five carriages in the first half of March.
The supplied carriages will have white and blue colors at the request of Baku municipal authorities.
Carriages produced by OJSC Metrovagonmash account for more than 80 percent of the carriage fleet of the Baku Metro.
"Metrovagonmash" is a leading company in the development and manufacture of carriages, the only Russian manufacturer of rail buses. The plant provides Russian, other CIS countries, as well as Bulgarian, Polish and Hungarian subways with rolling-stock.