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Russia's new 'Batmobile' tram is high-tech hub inside

Posted on July 18, 2014

EKATERINBURG, Russia — UralVagonZavod's (UVZ) new Russia One tram looks like the Batmobile on a closed track. Its forward-tilted windshield helps the conductor spot pedestrians, while the glass composite panels are easy to replace, Engadget reported.

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The tram features cutting-edge elements on the inside, with dynamic LED lighting and music that change the cabin mood to suit the time of day. Other features include, GPS and GLONASS positioning systems, air conditioning, anti-bacterial hand rails and WiFi. The driver even gets a USB 3.0 port that can keep a phone powered up, the report said.

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