Renovated M3 Carriage Passes Test

  • 21 Dec 2016 6:34 AM
Renovated M3 Carriage Passes Test
The prototype of renovated Russian carriages for Budapest’s M3 metro line have passed the security tests, according to Metrovagonmash the Russian company carrying out the renovations.

Key parts of tests were conducted in Budapest, including a brake test on a track made slippery with soap, the company added.

The energy consumption of the renovated carriages will be 30% lower.

The renovation adds 30 years to the lifetime of the carriages. The first renovated carriages will enter into service in the spring of 2017.

Source: Hungary Around the Clock

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