Škoda 16 T

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Škoda 16 T Elektra
16T Wroclaw 3002.jpg
Škoda 16T trams in Wrocław, Poland Poland
Manufacturer Škoda Transportation
Designer Porsche Design Group
Assembly Plzeň, Czech Republic
Constructed 2006–present
Number built 17
Predecessor Škoda 05 T Vektra
Successor Škoda 15 T ForCity
Specifications
Articulations 4 (5 body sections)
Length 30,250 mm (1,191 in)
Width 2,460 mm (97 in)
Height 3,600 mm (140 in)
Weight 37.4 t (36.8 long tons; 41.2 short tons)
Passenger capacity seats 69
Passenger capacity standing 210
Maximum speed 70 km/h (43 mph)
Doors 6
Low-floor 65%
Floor height 350 mm (13.78 in)/780 mm (30.71 in)
Engine power 360 kW (480 hp)
(4 × 90 kW or 120 hp)
Steep gradient (?)
Bogies 3 x fixed
Minimum turning radius 25 m (82 ft)/20 m (66 ft)
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Škoda 16 T (also called Elektra) is a five carbody section low-floor uni-directional tram, developed by Škoda for Wrocław.

The vehicle was designed by Porsche Design Group. The 16 T has six axles, and the low-floor area represents 65% of the entire vehicle floor. It is based on the Škoda 05 T.

Production[edit]

As of winter 2006, 17 trams were ordered and delivered to Wrocław. There were plans of buying additional 7 trams with the Škoda 19 T shipment, but all the plans have been canceled.

Equipment[edit]

The Škoda 16 T is equipped according to all standards. The things that is missing alongside the Air-Conditioning is a Monitoring System. Due to this fact the back end of the tram has faced vandals, though it is not as badly damaged as the rear carriage of the Konstal 105NWr.

See also[edit]

16T Wroclaw 3001 3002.jpg
Skoda trams in Wroclaw.jpg
Albert coupler hidden under the floor
Carrossery of Škoda Elektra

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