OJSC “Metrowagonmash” (part of CJSC Transmashholding) has signed a contract with Kiev Metro for supply of 40 cars model 81-717.5М/714.5М. It was reported in the Directorate for External Relations of Holding. 8 five-car trains will be shipped to the customer by the end of this year. The cars meet fire safety and environmental requirements. Car design and equipment arrangement guarantee safety of passengers and service staff. Low-combustible and non-combustible materials are used for saloon and cabin interior. Both natural and forced ventilation systems and sliding vent windows maintain climatic comfort. Horizontal handrails above seats are mounted for standing passengers in saloons as well as vertical handrails by front doors and near doorways by seats. The lighting of saloon is carried out by separate modules with luminescent lamps. OJSC “Metrowagonmash” and Kiev metro have been long-time partners. Currently about 50% of metro cars manufactured by Mytischi plant run in Kiev subway. As of today the last batch of 42 intermediate cars was delivered in 2010.