Stadler FLIRT Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) Railway Technology

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Stadler FLIRT Electric Unit (EMU), Switzerland

Type High-speed rolling

Manufacturer Stadler Rail

Speed 160kmph to 200kmph

Standard and broad gauge

Entry 2004

Stadler is an electric multiple unit manufactured by Stadler Rail, a rail manufacturer. FLIRT for Fast Light Innovative Train. These trains are for operations on suburban and regional lines.

The FLIRT trains originally developed in 2004 for use Swiss Federal Railways After the instant success of trains, many countries, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Algeria, placed orders for rail cars. The train was in different variants depending on the of operations in a specific country.

FLIRT rail cars can with a maximum speed of They are suitable for operations on standard and broad gauge.

A new variation of the vehicle, called 3, is being introduced in Germany. is expected to be operational from 2013. The maximum speed of 3 is fixed at 160kmph.

Design of the multiple unit

The FLIRT were originally developed in for use under Swiss Federal (SBB).

The Stadler FLIRT a roomy design to enhance the levels of passengers. The running and drive systems of the vehicle been designed to ensure low levels while providing comfort to passengers.

The standard height of the vehicle is fixed at but for stations with higher the floor height varies 76cm and 78cm. The floor can also be chosen by the operator.

The consists of articulated train which contains light cars attached semi-permanently a common bogie. The trains are in two to six car combinations with two to six motorised The automatic couplers, installed at the ends of the trains, permit and disconnection of up to four train easily and quickly.

Stadler FLIRT user-friendly

The FLIRT rail cars bright and user-friendly interiors. The low section of the vehicle is greater 90%. The front section of the is reinforced with glass There are three to four on each side of the rail

The doors feature a double swin-plug design, which passenger comfort while

The cars are fully air-conditioned in passenger and driver compartments. The platforms of the rail cars free movement of disabled parents handling a stroller and carrying luggage.

The trains closed vacuum built systems with access for people. The driver’s cab is ergonomically

Propulsion and power systems of the trains

The trains are adoptable to AC and DC power systems. The train can be combined into a single using Jacobs bogies. bogie is designed to be air-suspended and can a continuous power of 1,000kW.

It a four section car with to 2,600kW of power.

Depending on the of rail cars and power the train can travel with between 120kmph and 200kmph. The of the train varies. All the variants of are equipped with redundant chain drive induction

Orders and deliveries of Stadler EMUs

FLIRT vehicles been ordered by various agencies, including the SBB, the National Railway and Ferrotramviaria, 2006 and 2008.

After the success of these trains, countries, including Germany, Poland, Finland and Algeria, orders.

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In August 2008, Norwegian Railways awarded a contract for 50 vehicles with an option for 100 vehicles. The value of the total is $703.53m. Stadler will 24 five car vehicles by 2013.

In 2011, Stadler Pankow a $271.48m order for the supply of 35 vehicles, of which seven are car trains and 28 are six car trains. These are expected to be operational by December In May 2011, the SBB ordered 13 FLIRT as part of a contract worth

Deliveries are expected to take in 2012-13.

Südtiroler Transportstrukturen a $101.68m order in November for eight six car FLIRTs and eight cars.

In December 2011, three car FLIRT vehicles acquired by Hessische Landesbahn. the same month, Junakalusto Oy in added nine FLIRT to their order of 32 vehicles in 2006. The total order is $73.21m and the vehicle construction is to be completed by 2014.

These vehicles will be on a new circular line that to the airport.

In February 2012, the FLIRT (Leo Express of five vehicles ordered by Republic was delivered.

In April Gyor-Sopron-Ebenfurti Vasút Zrt. a contract worth $27.12m to for the supply of four FLIRT Deliveries are scheduled to start in In July 2012, a third following orders in 2007 and was placed by Italy’s Ferrovie del for three additional FLIRTs, are scheduled to be delivered in 2014.

The FLIRT designed and manufactured by venture of Stadler Rail and was rolled out in January 2013. The is a part of an order for 32 electric and two multiple units, placed by Romagna Railways (FER) and Territoriali.

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