PITTSBURGH ARTICULATED UNIT

In 2000, the Port Authority Of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh, USA) signed a contract with CAF for the supply of 28 new LRVs and to refurbish an existing 40. Both the new vehicles and the refurbished ones are bidireccional consisting of 2 cars, similar to the existing ones and compatible with them. Subsequently, 15 LRVs were also refurbished which were delivered between 2007 and 2008. 

Other Projects

Technical data sheet

  • Composition Mc-Mc
  • Train length (mm): 25.810
  • Total passenger capacity 264
  • Maximum speed (km/h) 80
  • Equipment
    • Wheel slip/Wheel slide protection
    • Exterior and interior PA automatic announcement message system
    • Stop request indicator and stop request buttons for passengers.
    • Event recorder</li> <li>Traction-Brake Master Controller on desk
    • Dead Man, which may be operated by pedal or by button.
    • Emergency intercoms between cab and the passenger department.
    • Sanders for the motor axles