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Sneak Pics Of New Minsk Metro Trains Leaked Online

This is how new trains for the Minsk metro will look like!

Ten trainsets with a total of 44 metro cars will be entirely produced by the Belarusian enterprise Stadler Minsk.

The company, which is a part of the Swiss Stadler Rail Group, plans to supply the first train in 2018.

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According to the contract, Stadler will supply six four-wagons and four five-wagons trains by the end of 2020.

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The trains are equipped with an automatic fire extinguishing system. The warranty period – is 560 thousand kilometers.

First trains were spotted at the International Innovation Forum for Passenger Transport in St Petersburg on October 18-20.

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The new enterprise for the production of railway vehicles was launched in November 2014.

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“The launching of the plant “Stadler Minsk” in Fanipol has a special significance”, President Alexander Lukashenko, who visited the opening ceremony, said.

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“This is a direct investment of a foreign enterprise which has come to Belarus with its export market and is ready to seek new markets”, added the president.