LIGHT-WEIGHT TWIN-CAR ARTICULATED-SETS FOR TYNE AND WEAR 1,500-V METRO

Compact 270-passenger capacity aluminum-clad sets designed for multiple-operation up to three units mounted on Duwag bogies with leading and trailing motored and intermediate incorporating a three-ring ball-race articulation with wide vestuble-connection between bodies. Metro-Cammell designed in conjunction with GEC and Siemens for speeds up to 80 km/h with Westinghouse Westcode control and Scharfenberg automatic couplers incorporating all connections to ensure manual-free making-up of multiple formations. Dynamic braking and spring-operated disc brakes with magnetic track brakes for emergency application.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Broadfields (Technical Publishers) Limited

    Little Leighs
    Chelmsford, Essex CMB 1PM,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 371-374
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00072762
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Rail Engineering International
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 16 1981 12:00AM