DT1 multiple unit

DT1 multiple unit is a passenger train developed at the Torzhoksky car-building factory in Russia in 2007.[1] The train has electric and diesel power, and is intended to be used for suburban transport on 1,520 mm (4 ft 11+2732 in) gauge railways, with both low and high passenger platforms in macroclimatic areas with a temperate climate.[2]

DT1 multiple unit
ДТ1-007, пригород Луга - Псков, станция Плюсса.jpg
DT1-007 at Plyussa railway station
ManufacturerTorzhok car-building factory
Entered servicefrom 2009
Number built13
Number in service001 - 013
Line(s) servedFrom SPb-Baltic to Pskov, Gdov, Ivangorod and Slantsy From SPB-Vitebskiy to Novgorod and Batetskaya, from Novgorod to Luga
Coupling systemSA3
Track gauge1,520 mm (4 ft 11+2732 in) Russian gauge

The diesel engine-electric train has a top speed of 110 kilometres per hour (68 mph). It has 370 seats, with a total capacity of 878 passengers.[2]

Train operatingEdit

DT1-010 departs from Yekaterinburg rail terminal

Russian railways have started structure in pre-production operation on a line of Saint Petersburg - Pskov, it was named "Pleskov". The train ran on a route of the express train from Baltiysky Rail Terminal, two trains it was maintained.[3]

The volume of purchases of these trains can be increased in 2009. Russian Railways considers a purchase question multiple units for directions from Saint Petersburg to Gdov, Sortavala, and Primorsk (through station Ushkovo).[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Diesel engine-train DT-1 Дизель-поезд ДТ-1" (in Russian). Official Web site of factory. 2007-06-19. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
  2. ^ a b "New product:Diesel engine-train DT-1 Новая продукция:Дизель-поезд ДТ-1" (in Russian). Official Web site of factory. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
  3. ^ "The first "hybrid" a diesel engine-electric train leaves on a line Первая "гибридная" дизель-электричка выходит на линию" (in Russian). 47 news.ru. May 28, 2009. Retrieved August 10, 2009.
  4. ^ "Hybrid diesel engines-electric trains can start up on the finnish direction Гибридные дизель-электрички могут пустить на финляндском направлении" (in Russian). 47 news.ru. August 7, 2009. Retrieved August 10, 2009.

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