Z-TER (Z 21500)

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SNCF Z 21561 en gare d'Orléans.jpg
Z 21561 (TER Centre) in Orléans station
In service2003
ManufacturerAlstom, Bombardier
Number built57[1]
Number in service57[1]
Formation3 cars[1]
Fleet numbersZ21500
1st : 36 ; 2nd : 175
Depot(s)RES, SAQ, SP[2]
Car body constructionStainless steel
Train length79.200 m
Width2.905 m
Height4.218 m
Doors1 per side
Maximum speed200 km/h[1]
Weight162 tonnes[1]
Power output1,760 kW (2,360 hp)
Electric system(s)1.5 kV DC-25 kV AC
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Z-TER (Z 21500) is a French model of electric multiple unit regional passenger train, manufactured by Alstom and Bombardier Transportation, and operated by SNCF.

They are used on regional links, and can be coupled with another Z-TER. They are derived from the French diesel passenger regional train "X-TER" (X 72500), and is the first regional train to reach 200 km/h.

As other regional trains, they are owned by the French regions, and are dispatched as :

  • 19 "Pays de la Loire" region[2]
  • 15 "Centre" region[2]
  • 6 "Aquitaine" region[2]
  • 17 "Bretagne" region[2]

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