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16:15 Dec 25, 2016
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Russian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Строительство метро
Russian term or phrase: вагонные формирования
Как перевести вагонные формирования в следующем контексте:
Проектируемые линии метро рассчитаны на оборот до 40 пар 8 вагонных формирований.
Я что-то смысла не улавливаю... оборот до 40 пар...
Спасибо!
irishka1990
Russian Federation


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3 +18-car formation
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.


  

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48 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
8-car formation


Explanation:
Proposition. Car is better than wagon for metros.

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up to 2400 passengers when extended to an eight-car formation
http://www.railjournal.com/index.php/metros/delhi-orders-mor...
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interestingly, the DK12 were built to be deployed in a four-car formation, to match Pyongyang
http://www.pyongyang-metro.com/metronews.html
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The six-car formation consists of two identical train parts which are connected by their rear ends.
http://www.skoda.cz/en/products/metro/metro-st-petersburg/

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 12:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
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