new Polish Electric Multiple Units to run at 160 km/h
Fourteen FLIRT electric multiple unit trains produced and delivered by Stadler for the province of Silesia (top picture) and the province of Mazovia (bottom picture) have been granted the permanent Rail Transport Authority’s (Urząd Transportu Kolejowego) homologation to run at a speed of 160 km/h. The FLIRT train is the first Polish EMU to get this authorisation. So far Stadler has sold over 540 FLIRT trains for several customers in Europe.
Specifications: Manufacturer: StadlerPolskaPoland, Siedlce Axle arrangement: Bo'2'2'2'Bo'
Formation of cars: s+d+d+s Number of seats: 212(172permanent) Service weight118tonnes Total length:74metres Width:2880mm Height:4288mm Drivingwheel diameter: 860mm-750mmroller bearings Supply voltage:3000VDC Engine power:4 x 500 kW Type oftraction motors: asynchronous Continuous power:to2000kW Acceleration:1.2 metres/s² Design speed: 160 km/h