Russia: Moscow Govt to Replace More Than 800 Public Transport Vehicles in 2011

The Moscow city government plans to purchase over 800 buses, trolleybuses, tram cars, and metro rail cars in order to replace existing ones in the city's transport system in 2011, the government said in a statement Tuesday.

The financial details were not provided.

Specifically, the government plans to purchase 570 buses, 100 trolleybuses, and 30 tram cars. The government also plans to buy 80 metro rail cars to replace those used on the Koltsovaya and Kalininskaya metro lines.

The government also plans to buy 80 metro rail cars for the Mariiono-Zyablikovo section of the Lublinskaya metro line once it is completed, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said.

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