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Poland: The first modernised EN57 EMU to enter operation

Regional train operator Przewozy Regionalne presented the first of the four EN57 EMU modernised by Newag SA. The vehicle will enter operation on  Gdynia-Elbląg-Olsztyn and Gdynia-Bydgoszcz routes. 

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The EMUs are equipped with  air-conditioning system,  moni­to­ring  and passenger infor­ma­tion sys­tems,  passenger seats fitted with 230V electric soc­kets. The PRM TSI -compliant toilets have been adapted to the needs of passengers with reduced mobi­lity. The driver’s cabs have been equipped with ergonomically designed con­trol panels.

The trains will have a maximum speed of 120km/h. The modern trac­tion drive with the IGBT inver­ter and the electro-dynamic bra­king will ena­ble energy reco­very to the over­head line during bra­king. Bogies have been fit­ted with brand new drive sys­tems con­si­sting of brand-new asyn­chro­nous trac­tion motors, two-stage trans­mis­sion with a hol­low shaft and with fle­xi­ble coupling trans­mit­ting torque to the wheelset.

The Marshal’s Office of Pomor­skie Pro­vince awarded Newag the PLN 30.4 million contract the for the moder­ni­sa­tion of four EN57 series EMUs  in August 2014. 

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