20 new wagons to be delivered to Baku Metro


July 2, Fineko/abc.az. On 2 July, Baku Metro CJSC launched the first batch of 10 wagons of model 81-765.B/766.B produced by Russia’s Metrovagonmash OJSC (part of Transmashholding).

The Baku Metro Company reports that two 10-wagon trains produced for the Baku underground have been launched on green line Darnagul-Azi Aslanov.

"Maximum speed of wagons is 90 km/h and engine power is 170 kWt. The head wagon has 38 seats and the rest by 44 seats. In general, the head wagon can carry 315 passengers and the rest - 329," the BMC informed.

In total, the contract with Metrovagonmash envisages manufacture of 30 wagons of model 81-765.B/766.B.

"Delivery of the remaining 20 wagons to Azerbaijan is planned in the remaining months of 2019 in two batches of 10 wagons each. In particular, the second batch will arrive in a month, in August, and the third batch in September,” the BMC reported.