Talgo Series 8 Passenger Coaches: Technical Specifications


Pneumatic brake equipment 

One pair of discs per wheel

Maximum width

9.65 feet (2.942 m)


13.1 feet (4 m)

Maximum commercial speed

125 mph (201 km/h)

Maximum unbalanced lateral acceleration

1.2 m/s2

Maximum cant deficiency

7.2 inches

Track gauge

56.5 inches (1435 mm)

Maximum axle weight

22.17 tons

Type of operation

Single trainset or multiple

Sense of travel

Push – Pull (bi-directional)

Intermediate Car body length

43.1 feet (13.14 m)

Car body width

9.68 feet (2.942 m)