Suburban and Commuter Vehicles

@Gallery Type Bi-Level Passenger Car for Caltrans

Caltrans:California Department of Transportation

 

The big and beautiful looking gallery-type passenger cars were developed to enforce commuter transportation of Caltrans, 50 mile railroad from San Francisco to San Jose. Bi-level future gives a number of riders seating with comfort. Their universal design of cab car/passenger car offers easy maintenance, cost reduction, and compatibility of AMTRAK coaches. In order to contribute a local society, it adopts a large portion of parts and took final assembly in the U.S. as Buy America act also applied for the car.

Car Type

Cab Car

Trailer Car

Model

Type 4000

Type 3800

Track Gauge

4f 81/2h (1435mm)

Electric Power Supply

3-phase 480V 60Hz, supplied from locomotive

Max. Passenger Capacity(Seating Capacity)

(139)

(149)

Tare Weight

124,740 lbs. (56.7 ton)

121,880 lbs. (55.4 ton)

Principal Dimensions

Length

85f 0h(25908mm)

Width

9f 9h(2971.8mm)

Height

15f 11h(4851.4mm)

Truck

Inside swing hanger type cast steel truck with stabilizer

Coupler

AAR Type H

Maximum Speed

100mph (160km/h)

Driverfs Cab

Available for push-pull operation

n/a

Brake system

26C/CS2 Automatic pneumatic brake

Year delivered

1984-1987


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