Siemens Transportation Systems SD160

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Siemens Transportation Systems
SD160 (Current Styling)
Siemens Transportation Systems SD160
Siemens Transportation Systems
SD160 (Past Styling)
Siemens Transportation Systems SD160
Siemens Transportation Systems - SD160
Years of manufacture 2001-present
Length 81.4 feet
Width 8.7 feet
Power alternating current electric

The Siemens Transportation Systems SD160 is a bi-directional, six axle, single articulated, high floor vehicle designed for either high or low platform operation. The carshell is constructed of low alloy high tensile (LAHT) steel. Passenger doors are of the sliding plug style.

The exterior design was updated in 2008 with Edmonton's order.

Specifications

Dimensions

  • Length: 81.4 ft. / 24820 mm (over coupler)
  • Width: 8.7 ft. / 2654 mm
  • Height: 12.6 ft. / 3840 mm (with pantograph locked down)
  • Height (Denver): 12.4 ft / 3786 mm (with pantograph locked down)

Track Gauge

  • 4.7 ft. / 1435 mm

Wheelbase

  • 5.9 ft. / 1800 mm

Weight (empty)

  • Current styling: 91492 lbs / 41500 kg
  • Past styling: 89560 lbs / 40624 kg

Motor

  • 4 x 194hp / 145kW alternating current

Catenary Supply Voltage

  • 600V direct current

Maximum Speeds

  • Calgary / Edmonton: 50 mph / 80 km/h
  • Denver: 55 mph / 88.5 km/h operational, 65 mph / 105 km/h allowable
  • Salt Lake City: 65 mph / 105 km/h

Capacity

  • Calgary: 60 seated / 173 total
  • Denver: 64 seated / 185 total
  • Edmonton: 60 seated / 190 total
  • Salt Lake City: 56 seated / 205 total

HVAC

  • sidewall heating
  • air conditioning (optional)
  • overhead ventilation (optional)

Operators

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References