Suburban and Commuter Vehicles

@Gallery Type Bi-Level Passenger Car for METRA

METRA: Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation

 The new all-stainless gallery-type METRA car meets latest FRA standards of carbody strength and ADA standards of disabled-friendly equipment. Its universal design enables to couple with existing METRA cars.

 

Car Type

Cab Car

Trailer Car

Model

Type 8400

Type 7400

Track Gauge

4f 8 1/2h (1435mm)

Electric Power Supply

3-phase 480V 60Hz, supplied from locomotive

Max. Passenger Capacity
(Seating Capacity)

239(139)

246(146)

Tare Weight

121,000lbs (54.9 ton)

116,000lbs (52.6 ton)

Principal Dimensions

Length

85f 0h(25908mm)

Width

9f 9 25/32h(2992mm)

Height

15f 10 13/32h(4836mm)

Truck

Inside swing hanger type cast steel truck
Wheelbase: 8f6h (2591mm)
Wheel Dia.: 33h (838mm)

Coupler

AAR type gHh automatic tight lock coupler

Maximum Speed

79mph (126km/h)

Driverfs Cab

Available for push-pull operation

n/a

Brake system

26C automatic pneumatic brake system with tread brakes units

Year delivered

1994-1996


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