Transmashholding production plant produces first metro car bodies

Tver Carriage Works (TVZ, affiliated with CJSC Transmashholding) has produced plant’s first ever metro car body.

TVZ experts developed the body of a 81-760 model intermediate car, which represents the newest Russian metro trains series.

The car is equipped with ‘windows, floor with floorcloth, and noise insulation’.

The car body was sent to the Transmashholding enterprise Metrowagonmash where final assembly of the car will be provided.

The car will be included in the train set and handed over to the customer – Moscow Metro.

The production of metro car bodies is a brand new direction of work for TVZ, which generally specialises in the production of locomotive-hauled passenger cars and special cars for various applications.

It is planned, that TVZ will produce more than 30 car bodies by the end of 2011.

The issue, regarding partial execution of assembling and interior furnishing of the cars at Tver Carriage Works, is ‘under consideration’.

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