6 December 2018 y.

Transmashholding will modernize Sofia subway carriages

In 2019, Transmashholding will overhaul and modernize the “81-717.4 /714.4” metro carriages for Sofia Metro.

The contract between JSC “Metrowagonmash” (“MWM”, a part of JSC “Transmashholding”) and Sofia Metro was signed on December 6, 2018. According to it, Transmashholding’s plant will repair and modernize eight carriages (2 rakes 4 units each). Additionally, the agreement outlines an option for the modernization of 40 more carriages.

In compliance with the contract, Metrowagonmash will develop detailed engineering designs for the projects of repair and modernization.

The partnership between MWM and the subway of Sofia started since its opening in 1998. Today, Bulgaria’s capital metro fleet consists of over 150 carriages. All of them were produced at Metrowagonmash in various years. The latest batch was shipped in September 2012.