Adelaide Metro A-City Class 4000

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Adelaide Metro A-City Class 4000
A-City EMU 4003 in 2014.jpg
Inside 4000 class EMU (15438610782).jpg
Manufacturer Bombardier Transportation
Built at Dandenong
Entered service 2014-2015
Number built 66 rail cars, 22 trains
Number in service 66
Formation 3 carriages
Fleet numbers 4001-4022
Capacity 222 seated
Operator(s) Adelaide Metro
Depot(s) Seaford
Specifications
Electric system(s) 25 kV AC overhead lines
Current collection method Pantograph
Track gauge 1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in)

The Adelaide Metro A-City Class 4000 is a class of electric multiple unit trains built by Bombardier Transportation, Dandenong for the electrified Adelaide Metro train network. The class are the first electric trains to operate in South Australia.

History[edit]

In March 2011 Bombardier Transportation was awarded a contract to build 22 three-carriage trains for the Adelaide train network that was in the process of being electrified.[1][2]

The design uses a similar shell to that of the V/Line VLocity diesel multiple units first introduced in 2004. The first was delivered in July 2013 entering service on 23 February 2014.[3][4][5][6][7] The last was completed in October 2015.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bombardier Wins Contract to Supply 25 kV Railcars for Adelaide, Australia Bombardier Transportation 31 March 2011
  2. ^ Bombardier scores Adelaide rail contract Archived 22 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine. Rail Express 6 April 2011
  3. ^ First of 22 Bombardier electric trains to arrive in Adelaide this week Adelaide Advertiser 14 July 2013
  4. ^ Bombardier delivers on train contract Dandenong Star Community 25 July 2013
  5. ^ Adelaide's new A-City Class 4000 class electric trains have arrived! Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure
  6. ^ The Seaford line is now electrified Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure
  7. ^ "Seaford Rail Extension opens for business" Railway Digest April 2014 page 16
  8. ^ Bombardier Complete $220 Million Project for South Australia South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance 19 October 2015