Monday, October 29, 2012

SNCF X 73500 class diesel railcars

A Geoff Churchman pic taken at Mouchard of a set of three coupled X 73500 class single railcars ordered by the SNCF and and delivered by Alsthom between 1999 and 2004 jointly with Germany's Deutsche Bahn Class 641 units. They have been nicknamed Baleines bleues (Blue Whales) Concombres (Cucumbers) and Saucisses (Sausages).

Length: 28.9 metres (94 ft 10 in)
Width: 2.9 metres (9 ft 6 in)
Height: 3.7 metres (12 ft 2 in)
Maximum speed: 120 km/h (75 mph)

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