Siemens-Duewag U2


Siemens-Duewag U2

The Siemens-Duewag U2 is a light-rail vehicle. Originally designed for and used by the Frankfurt U-Bahn, the model of car was adopted by light railways in Edmonton, Calgary, and San Diego during a period in which few purpose-built trams were being manufactured.

Technical Details

The U2's dimensions are 24.284 m by 2.650 m by 3.66 m and can be used in trains of up to six cars. It may be equipped with two DC motors for a total power output of 300 kW and a maximum speed of 80 km/h, or with four AC motors for an output of 544 kW and speed of 88 km/h. It has a total passenger capacity of 265 passengers.

As the length of a tram train running on shared track is restricted to a maximum of 75 meters in Germany, three U2 cars may be used for a streetcar consist.

ee also

*C-Train
*Edmonton Transit System
*San Diego Trolley


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