With three lines under construction, plans now call for expansion of the Metro network serving the Moscow region from the present 164 km to 320 km, including an outer loop. Capacity is being expanded by improved interchange at central stations, while automatic operation and computer-aided traffic control should allow reduction of headways to 75 sec. New cars with light alloy bodies and chopper control are under development to reduce energy consumption.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Lebedev, M A
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

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  • Accession Number: 00172023
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Railway Gazette International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1981 12:00AM