METRO BILBAO S/500

Since the beginning of metro operation in Bilbao, CAF has supplied various rolling stock to this metropolitan operator. Amongst others, series 500 towing cars and trains have been supplied. These are metric gauge trains made up of four cars, prepared to receive an additional towing car allowing for a final consist of 5 cars. The first deliveres were made between 1995 and 1996. In 2010, new intermediate cars of this series were supplied to the operator.

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Technical data sheet

  • CompositionMc-M-M-Mc
  • Train length (mm): 72.120
  • Total Passenger Capacity 712 (6p/m2)
  • Maximum speed (km/h) 80
  • Equipment
    • Video equipment
    • Destination indicator equipment
    • Train-Ground Radio Telephone.
    • Communication telephony between cabs
    • Public Address System
    • Station announcer
    • Incident and breakdown recording equipment
    • Dead Men
    • Wheel spin and wheel slide protection.
    • Tacograph
    • ATP and ATO
    • Auxiliary converter for emergency ventilation