Refurbished and modernised 1990 type 81-717/714.4K metro stock set No. 1007 is captured at Bulgaria's Sofia Airport terminus on 22nd March 2024. Bulgaria has awarded the TMH Mytishi Plant to refurbish and modernise 52 cars (12 train sets) with a view to extending the service life by 15 years. The work includes a refresh of the cabs, installation of new asynchronous traction equipment and weight reduction measures to reduce power consumption. Brand new interiors with the addition of electronic passenger information displays in both the Bulgarian language and English make for a very pleasant travelling experience. Space for both wheel chair users and push chairs has also been created. A superb result has been achieved here.
Stephen Ginn       


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