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(Netherlands )EINDHOVEN

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Phileas at stop

Phileas car

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Eindhoven
Eindhoven (200.000 inhabitants) is the fifth more populated Dutch city. Its transport network exclusively based on buses has shown in the years many lacks, increased by the growt of the western district of Meerhoven (20.000 inhabitants). Local authority considered the urban rank too small to introduce an heavy guided transport system (like metro or tramway) and decided to launch an innovative network based on trams-on-tyre with magnetical guidance. The network is articulated in 2 lines ((line 401: Central Station-Eindhoven Airport; line 402: Central Station-Veldhoven) opened at the end of 2004.
NOTE: the adoption of magnetic guidance is currently suspended

description uptaded on Mar 5th, 2012

map created on Jan 29th, 2011 (© 2005-2014 Ing. M. Tarozzi)

CountryNetherlands
Line--
InhabitantsCity 203.000
Date opening2004
Future development:total network of 8 lines (2020)
Length (km)15
Track sectionsmostly in reserved lanes
Stops--
Platforms--
Platform doors--
General characteristics--
n. of vehicles12
n. of cars per vehicle2/3
Typerubber tyres mono-directional
Vehicle dimensions (m)2 cars: length 18, width 2.50; 3 cars: length 23, width 2.50;
Vehicle capacity (pax)2 cars: 130 (30 seated); 3 cars: 181 (38 seated)
Frequency 10'/
Current/VoltageLPG/diesel engines+batteries
Type of guide/gaugemagnetic markers every 4-5 m along the track
Speed Km/hMax 80
Accel./Decel. (m/sec2)1.3/
System capacity3000 pphpd
Ridership--
Total cost7 M Euro/km
Staff--
System builderAPTS
ModelPhileas
NOTElow floor cars
technical data uptaded on Jan 29th, 2011