Škoda 26 T

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Škoda 26 T
Škoda 26 T
Manufacturer Škoda Transportation
Designer Aufeer Design
Assembly Plzeň, Czech Republic
Constructed 2012 (prototype)
Number built 31 (ordered)
Predecessor Škoda 19 T
Successor Škoda 28 T
Specifications
Articulations 4 (5 body sections)
Length 32,000 mm (1,300 in)
Width 2,650 mm (104 in)
Passenger capacity seats 56
Passenger capacity standing 244
Maximum speed 80 km/h (50 mph)
Low-floor 100%
Floor height 330 mm (12.99 in)/350 mm (13.78 in)
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 26 T is a five carbody section low-floor bi-directional tram, developed by Škoda for Miskolc. The low-floor area of the fully airconditioned tram represents 100% of the entire vehicle floor. Miskolc transport authority ordered 31 units, the deliveries of which are planned in years 2014-2016. Currently the two prototypes are transporting passengers in Miskolc.[1]

Vehicle structure[edit]

As a heavily modified version of Škoda 14 T, the tram was designed by Aufeer Design, Mladá Boleslav. It consists five sections with three bogeys. The doors are located both sides of the vehicle (6+6), the first and the last doors are smaller. The total capacity of the fully air conditioned car is over 300 passengers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Czech) "Plně nízkopodlažní obousměrná tramvaj". Retrieved 2012-02-20. 

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