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(Germany )NURNBERG-U3

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Nurnmberg DT1 car

Nurnmberg DT2 car

Nurnmberg DT3 car
Nurnmberg
Nurnmberg built in the years '60-'70 an U-Bahn metro system; in 1972 the first line (U1) opened, with a partially underground track.
Between 1978 and 1984 the southern branch of the second line (U2) was completed up to Rothenbach, while the northern branch followed in 1996 (up to Herrnhutte), extended in 1999 up to Flughafen Airport. U2 is totally underground, with 2 interchange points with U1 at Plarrer and Hauptbahnhof (2 levels stations). Other important interchanges points between U2 and the ground level railways are located at Nordostbahnhof, Hauptbahnhof, Rothenburger Strasse and Schweinau. Works for a total automation of U2 were completed on January 2010.
A third line (U3, first section Gustav Adolf Strasse-Maxfeld) opened on 15 June 2008; U3 is totally automated and shares 3.5 km track and 6 stops with U2. Maxfeld-Friedrich Ebert Platz extension opened on December 2011.
VAG (official site)

description uptaded on Dec 30th, 2011

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

CHRONOLOGY
14-06-2008Gustav Adolf Strasse-Maxfeld
30-10-2008ACCIDENT: death of a passenger who fell into the track while the train approached the platform of Rathenauplatz station
11-12-2011Maxfeld-Friedrich Ebert Platz

CountryGermany
LineU3
InhabitantsCity 500.000, District 800.000
Date opening2008
Future development:Friedrich Ebert Platz-Nordwestring extension
Length (km)7.5
Track sectionscompletely underground
Stops11, average distance m 750
Platformscentral
Platform doorsno
general characteristics--
n. of vehicles30
n. of cars per vehicle2
Typesteel wheels
Vehicle dimensions (m)length 38.4 - width 2.90
Vehicle capacity (pax)308 (82 seated)
Frequency 100''/
Current/Voltage 750 V DC (third rail)
Guide/gauge standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Speed Km/hMax 80
Accel./Decel. (m/sec2)1.3/1.4
System capacity--
Ridership--
Total cost--
Staff--
System builderSIEMENS
ModelDT3
NOTErolling stock total amount referred only to a new speciphic order for U2 and U3 driverless operations; some existing DT2 vehicles (modified) will run along U2, U3 routes
technical data uptaded on Dec 30th, 2011