Dmitry Medvedev tries his hand as a subway driver

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the Metrovagonmash Plant in Mytishchi near Moscow where he tried his hand at driving first a subway train and then a railroad train.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the Metrovagonmash Plant in Mytishchi near Moscow where he tried his hand at driving first a subway train and then a railroad train.

© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankRussian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the Metrovagonmash Plant in Mytishchi near Moscow where he tried his hand at driving first a subway train and then a railroad train.
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the Metrovagonmash Plant in Mytishchi near Moscow where he tried his hand at driving first a subway train and then a railroad train.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankAndrei Andreyev, Metrovagonmash director general, conducted a guided tour for the head of state. The plant manufactures rolling stock and spare parts for the subway and railroads.
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Andrei Andreyev, Metrovagonmash director general, conducted a guided tour for the head of state. The plant manufactures rolling stock and spare parts for the subway and railroads.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankAndreyev showed the president the cars the plant supplies for the subway systems in Moscow, Kazan, and Bulgaria. Two weeks ago, the plant won a tender to manufacture an additional 300 cars for the Sofia underground.
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Andreyev showed the president the cars the plant supplies for the subway systems in Moscow, Kazan, and Bulgaria. Two weeks ago, the plant won a tender to manufacture an additional 300 cars for the Sofia underground.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankOne Rusich-type car costs around 70-80 million rubles to make. They have a service life of 30 to 40 years. Thanks to new technology they make a power saving of up to 40%.
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One Rusich-type car costs around 70-80 million rubles to make. They have a service life of 30 to 40 years. Thanks to new technology they make a power saving of up to 40%.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankThe head of state also examined modern diesel trains for short distance transportation.
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The head of state also examined modern diesel trains for short distance transportation.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankThe Metrovagonmash head also showed the president three models of subway cars. Two are already in service on the Moscow subway, while the third model has just been developed and, Andreyev said, will start running before the end of the year.
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The Metrovagonmash head also showed the president three models of subway cars. Two are already in service on the Moscow subway, while the third model has just been developed and, Andreyev said, will start running before the end of the year.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankIn the cab, the head of state was able to test the braking system personally and see car “passengers” (journalists) on a screen.
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In the cab, the head of state was able to test the braking system personally and see car “passengers” (journalists) on a screen.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankAndreyev told the president that the driver doesn’t open the doors in the new model subway cars. At each station, those wishing to get off have to press a button themselves for the door to open. The president tested this mechanism several times.
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Andreyev told the president that the driver doesn’t open the doors in the new model subway cars. At each station, those wishing to get off have to press a button themselves for the door to open. The president tested this mechanism several times.
© RIA Novosti . Michail Klimentiev / Go to the photo bankRussian President Dmitry Medvedev visiting the Metrovagonmash Plant in Mytishchi on March 23, 2011.
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visiting the Metrovagonmash Plant in Mytishchi on March 23, 2011.
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