Technical Information of the Tram Cars

Tram Cars

The trams are designed and manufactured by Skoda Transtech Oy at its Otanmäki works in Kajaani. 19 trams have been ordered to Tampere. The ForCity Smart Artic X34 trams are 37.3 meters long, bidirectional and consist of three sections.

Speed

The average speed in revenue service will be 19-22 km/h. The maximum speed in service is 70 km/h.

Capacity

Tampere tram has a maximum capacity of 264 passengers. The tram car offers 64 fixed and 40 folding seats. There is also space for 12 prams or 6 large wheelchairs, space for bicycles and 2 marked seats for guide dogs.
Main Characteristics Tampere Smart Artic X34
Seats in total / fixed / folding seats 104 / 64 / 40
Free floor space 50.1 m2
Passenger capacity in total (standing passengers 4 / 5 / 6 per m2) 264 / 314 / 364
Length 37.3 m
Width 2.65 m
Height 3.6 m
Tare weight 56.8 t
Operating voltage 750 V
Gross height of the entrance 350.0 mm
Gross height of the floor 420.0 mm
Floor height at the bogie area 500.0 mm
Number of entrances (front doors / middle doors) 4 / 6
Dimensions of the entrance (front door/ middle doore x height) 800/1 300 x 2 000 mm
Number of places for wheelchairs / prams / bicycles 6 / 12 / 6
Gauge 1 435 mm
Wheelbase 1 800 mm
Wheel diameter new / worn Ø640/580 mm
Maximum axle load 10 t
Minimum curve 25 m
Minimum horizontal curve 250 m
Maximum speed / maximum operating speed 80/70 km/h
Bogies Bo`+Bo`Bo`+Bo`
Motor axles 8
Traction power 800 (8 x 100) kW