Stadler’s first electric low-floored multiple-unit train for Serbian Railways (Zeleznice Srbije) arrived on Friday at Subotica railway station. Flirt3 will enter operations in December this year, on high-traffic suburban and regional routes.
Further testing of the four-carriage EMU will be carried on in October, at Romania’s Faurei testing ring, the largest rail test ring in South-Eastern Europe (length 20.2 km; maximum speed 200 km/h).
The train achieves a maximum speed of 160 km/h and offers 212 seats in second class and 12 seats in first class, plus standing room for 230 people. The passenger compartment and driver’s cab are air-conditioned. The vehicle has a 25 kV 50 Hz power network.
A second DMU is on display at InnoTrans. Presentation time: Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 11 a.m. to 12 noon, platform 6/1, including driving simulator in a driver’s cab.