CFD railcars with axles

CFD railcars with axles

Diesel Electric multiple-units with axles

These CFD railcars are light vehicles with axles equipped with double-stage suspension. These vehicles combine comfort and simplicity.By combining the lightness of its body, a high-efficiency diesel-electric drive train and its specific suspension system, this railcar range is the technical and economical solution for operating small lines or secondary lines.

Configurations

Available in versions from 1 to 5 carbodies, this railcar series adapts to the needs of transport operators. Each trainset is designed to allow for its evolution over the years, whether in terms of motorisation (hybridation or electrification), vehicle configuration (addition of one or two intermediate trailers to an existing trainset even years after entry into service) or interior fittings. Thus all configurations exist and allow transport operators to define their rolling stock fleet as best as possible and to develop it as they wish.

Range of CFD 2-axled railcars
Range of CFD 2-axled railcars

The end vehicles are equipped with a cab with a wide driver's cab that complies with current standards, high-powered air conditioning, a disabled access WC and two side access doors that are compatible with platform heights of 550 mm, 760 mm or 900 mm from the top of the rail.

2-Axled railcar front panel

2-Axled railcar front panel

Front vehicle of the CFD 2-axled railcar series

Front vehicle of the CFD 2-axled railcar series

2-axled railcar architecture

2-axled railcar architecture

Modularity

The interior of each vehicle can be fitted out according to the customer's specific requirements. It is thus possible to give preference to seating or areas for the transport of bicycles either at the time of purchase or by choosing the CFD modular system, which allows the customer to switch from one configuration to another within a few hours.

Traction chain

The 2-axled railcars are available with a diesel electric power train or, on request, with a pantograph for catenary collection 750V DC/1500 V DC/ 25 kV 50Hz. For hybrid solutions, the electrical architecture of the trainset allows all existing or future energy sources (combustion engine, Li-ion batteries, hydrogen) to be combined and an electric traction motor or auxiliary simply added to the train line.

  • acceleration up to 1.5m/s²
  • 14 t per laden axle
  • Diesel engine power (unit) from 150 to 350 kW
  • Metric, normal or wide track
  • Maximum speed of 100 km/h
CFD
Performance
TechnologiesPermanent magnets
(SRPM)
Asynchronous
(AC)
Traction motorsVariable reluctance motors assisted by permanent magnetsCFD asynchronous motors
Power of traction motors80 to 160 kW
unit
100 to 200 kW
unit
Diesel enginesCAT or VOLVO
Possible solutions with
CUMMINS, LIEBHERR, DEUTZ, MTU, PERKINS or other engines
Possible track gauges in mm1000/1067/1435/1520/1668
Performance chart

Driver's cab

The CFD railcar driver's cab is wide and spacious. It has a central driver's cab and a large windscreen to ensure excellent visibility for the driver. The front part of the cab incorporates shock absorbers to dissipate the energy of a possible impact with another rail or road machine at a level crossing

Diagram 2-axled railcar
Diagram 2-axled railcar

EQUIPMENT

AUTONOMY
500 or 1000 kms
CAPACITY
from 40 to 240 passengers depending on the version
BRAKE SYSTEMS
UIC Pneumatic UIC (+ Rheostatic in option)
TRACTION / BRAKING CONTROL
Anti-skidding and wheel sliding protection as standard equipment
OPTIONS
Signalling system according to the railway network
The list of equipment is not exhaustive. Other information is available on request
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