AM5-M2 and AM4-M4

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AM5-M2
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ManufacturerAlstom
Family nameMetropolis
Replaced81-717, Ev, EvA
Constructed2009-2013
Entered service2009-present
Formation5 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers110
Capacity209 seats
Operator(s)BKV
Depot(s)Fehér út
Line(s) servedLine 2
Specifications
Train length100 m (328 ft 1 in)
Car length20 m (65 ft 7 38 in)
Width2,780 mm (109 12 in)
Height3,696 mm (145 12 in)
Floor height1,140 mm (44 78 in)
Doors8 double
Maximum speed70 km/h (43 mph)
Weight27.4 t (27.0 long tons; 30.2 short tons)/35.4 t (34.8 long tons; 39.0 short tons)
Axle load14 t (13.8 long tons; 15.4 short tons)
Acceleration1.113 m/s2 (3.65 ft/s2)
Deceleration1.113 m/s2 (3.65 ft/s2)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
AM4-M4
ManufacturerAlstom
Family nameMetropolis
Operator(s)BKV
Depot(s)Kelenföld
Line(s) servedLine 4
Specifications
Train length80 m (262 ft 5 58 in)
Car length20 m (65 ft 7 38 in)

The AM5-M2 and AM4-M4 are two series of Alstom Metropolis heavy rail rolling stock that operate on lines M2 and M4 of the Budapest Metro.

Since 2009, 22 AM5-M2 sets have been constructed for use on Line M2 with delivery to be completed by 2013. A further 22 AM4-M4 sets have been constructed since 2012 for use on Line M4 with delivery due to be completed by 2014.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First Alstom METROPOLIS subway cars arrive in Budapest" (in Hungarian). Budapest Transport Co. February 8, 2009. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "Successful track test of the Buda section of Metro Line 4" (in Hungarian). Budapest Transportation Center Inc. December 1, 2012. Retrieved May 13, 2013.