METRO WASHINGTON D.C. S/5000

CAF supplied the metro operator of the city of Washington D.C. with 96  two car trains between 2001 and 2004. The trains consisted of two cars and each unit was fitted with two bogies.

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Technical data sheet

  • Composition Mc-Mc
  • Train length (mm): 45.720
  • Total passenger capacity 504 (6p/m2)
  • Maximum speed (km/h) 120
  • Equipment
    • Front and Side Destination Indicator on the exterior
    • Next station signs in the interior
    • Dead Men
    • Vehicle monitoring system
    • Public address and communications system
    • Wheel spin and wheel slide protection.
    • Automatic platform detection by infrared light preventing doors from opening on the wrong side