RA2 Multiple Unit

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RA2 multiple unit
RA2 Multiple Unit
In service Russian Railways, Ulaanbaatar Railbus , Lithuanian Railways
Manufacturer Metrovagonmash, Russia
Constructed 2005-2014
Entered service from 2006
Number built 119
Fleet numbers 001 - 119
Depot(s) over 50 depots
Width 3.140 m (10 ft 3 58 in)
Weight Of the head end car 44 t (43 long tons; 49 short tons)
Of trailer car 37 t (36 long tons; 41 short tons)
Prime mover(s) Cummins or YaMZ
Engine type Diesel
Power output 2 × 350 kW (470 hp)
Transmission Hydraulic by Voith
Auxiliaries 50 V
Braking system(s) Air
Coupling system SA3
Track gauge 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 2732 in) Russian gauge

The RA-2 Multiple Unit (Cyrillic:РА2) is a Russian diesel multiple unit (rail bus), type 2. The RA-2 is produced by Metrovagonmash and is designed for passenger transportation on non-electrified railway lines with high traffic, as well as suburban and inter-regional communication. They can be operated as a part of only two head end cars, and with one or two trailing cars. The head / end cars have one exit from the cab for high platforms, and one in the centre of the car high and low platforms.


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  • [1]- JSC "Spetsremont" factory (Russian)
  • [2] - JSC "Spetsremont" factory (Russian)