Trainset Overview

 

High Speed Tainset

1 HI

The service capacity is dependant upon the number and type of passenger coaches used within the trainset.

The Talgo 250 is a product defined as a lightweight push-pull train with the Talgo Series VII cars. One electric traction unit (3000VDC or 25000 VAC) at each end of the consist. The trainset is capable of running at 187 mph (250 kmh) and with the flexibility to run on conventional track or high speed dedicated lines, on both broad and standard gauge.
The Talgo 250 offers inter-operability at the service of railway operators worldwide as it has an automatic variable gauge system and dual voltage designed for travelling on different track gauges.

A standard consist includes two Talgo 250 Traction Units and up to 11 passenger cars. The quantity and specific type of cars are dependant upon customer service needs.

As of the first quarter of 2009, there are 36 Talgo 250 Train sets (468 cars (including the Power Heads)). The Talgo 250 trains are currently used in Europe

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Very High Speed Trainset

9 VHIThe Talgo 350 is capable of speeds up to ~220 mph (350 kmh). The Talgo 350 trainset includes the Talgo 350 Traction Unit (State of the art AC propulsion with water cooled IGBT technology) and the Series VII Passenger coaches. The Talgo 350 is fitted with latest technology systems for a ‘push-pull’ configuration, four safety systems with tilting suspension and with axles and tractor bogies with Talgo RD gauge changing system.

The service capacity is dependant upon the number and type of passenger coaches used within the trainset.

A standard consist includes two Talgo 350 Traction Units and up to 12 passenger cars. The quantity and specific type of cars are dependant upon customer service capacity needs.

As of the first quarter of 2009, there are 16 Talgo 350 Trainsets (224 cars (including the Power Heads)). An additional 30 trainsets are currently being built and will be running in service soon. The Talgo 350 trains are currently used in Europe.

The Talgo 250 has become commercially available in 2007. It has the capability of changing rail gauge which is beneficial between other countries throughout the world. united States has a single gage type.

 

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