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Media RSS Feed Report media Renfe S-102 / S-112 AVE (view original)
Renfe S-102 / S-112 AVE
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Matchstick101 Jun 21 2013 says:

hehe "duck" not a bad looking train :)

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>Country: Spain
>Operator: Renfe
>Type: High Speed Train
>Manufacturer: Talgo
>Units delivered S-102: 16
>Units delivered S-112: 30
>Capacity S-102: 318 seats
>Capacity S-112: 365 seats
>Lines S-102: Madrid-Málaga, Sevilla-Valencia, Madrid-Huesca
>Lines S-112: Málaga-Barcelona, Sevilla-Barcelona, Madrid-Valencia, Madrid-Valladolid, Madrid-Albacete

>Composition: 2 locomotives, 12 passenger cars (M-12R-M)
>Axes arrangement: Bo'Bo'+1'1'1'1'1'1'1'1'1'1'1'1'1'+Bo'Bo'
>Length: 200 m
>Width: 2.942 m
>Height locomotives: 4.000 m
>Height cars: 3.365 m
>Weight: 322 t
>Track gauge: 1435 mm (European standard international)
>Maximum speed: 350 km/h
>Commercial speed 330 km/h
>Thrust: 8 phase asynchronous motors of 1,000 kW
>Electric systems: overhead wires, 25 kV 50 Hz (AC)
>Collection method: Pantograph
>Power output: 8,000 kW
>Security systems: ASFA, ERTMS, STM-LZB
>Multiple control: 2

Nicknamed "pato", Spanish for "duck", due to the aerodynamic design of the power cars resembling a beak. The beak design reduces noise created by air resistance at top speeds and makes the train 30% more energy-efficient. Scaryideas.com

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