SPECIFICATIONS FOR VARIOUS MONORAIL TRAINS

Alweg - Seattle World's Fair

Length: 122' (37.2m) (4-Car Train)
Width: 10'-3" (3.1m)
Height: 14' (4.3m)
Maximum Speed: 70 mph (112 km/h)
Operating Speed: 50 mph (80 km/h)
Bogie Arrangement: 8 Bogies (4-Car Train) Bogies are recessed into wheel wheels that form the base of
centerline seats. There are two load bearing and six guiding wheels per bogie.
Tires: (16) 39.5" Load Bearing & (48) 25" Guiding
Motors: (8) 100 HP
Power Supply: 600 VDC
Passengers: 450 (124 Seated)
Beam Configuration: Concrete Box Beam 1.5m High x 0.9m Wide (59.0" x 35.4")
Maximum Grade: 12% (Limited to 7% for passenger comfort.)

The ALWEG train architecture features a body that is low to the guideway with the bearing wheel bogies
recessed in wheel wells that form the bases of banks of seats that are on the centerline. This configuration
is shared with the Hitachi trains on the Tokyo Haneda Airport line and the Monorail Malaysia
trains in Kuala Lumpur.

Bombardier Innovia 200 - Las Vegas



For more information, see the Bombardier website:
www.bombardier.com/

Bombardier Innovia 300 - Riyadh & Sao Paulo



For more information, see the Bombardier website:
www.bombardier.com/

Bombardier/Adtranz/VonRoll

Length: 32.12m (105.3") (7-Car Train)
Width: 2.06m (6.8')
Maximum Speed: 26 mph (42 km/h)
Bogie Arrangement: 8 Bogies (7-Car Train) Bogies are located between passenger compartments. End bogies are
not powered. There are two load bearing and four guiding wheels per bogie. There is no passageway between
passenger compartments.
Tires: (16) 29.5" Load Bearing Wheels (7-Car Train)
Motors: (6) 37kW DC (7-Car Train)
Power Supply: 500V AC
Passenger Capacity: 130 Normal, 170 Crush (7-Car Train)
Beam Configuration: Steel Box Beam 832mm high x 700 mm wide (32.8" x 27.6") with 940mm Top Flange (37")
Maximum Grade: 4.6% Up and 6.6% Down
Minimum Curve Radius: 20m (65.6')

For more information, see the Bombardier website:
www.bombardier.com/

Hitachi


Hitachi Small Type


Hitachi Standard Type


Hitachi Large Type





For more information, see the Hitachi website:
www.hitachi-rail.com/products/monorail_system/overview/index.html

Changchun Rail Vehicles Co. Ltd
Licensed Hitachi Large Type



For more information, see the Changchun Rail Vehicles Co. website:
www.crc.chinacnr.com/

Scomi/Mtrans - Kuala Lumpur




Length: 69'-7" (21.2m) (2-Car Train)
Width: 9'-10" (3.0m)
Height: 14'-2" (4.3m)
Maximum Speed: 56 mph (90 km/h)
Operating Speed: 50 mph (80 km/h)
Power Supply: 750 VDC or 1500 VDC
Passengers: 316 Regular/536 Crush (4-Car Train)
Beam Configuration: Concrete Box Beam 1.4m-1.6m High x 0.8m Wide (55.1"-63.0" x 31.5")
Maximum Grade: 6%
Minimum Curve Radius: 70m (230')

Scomi - Sutra (2nd Generation Train)



Length: 76'-9" (23.4m) (2-Car Train)
Length: 217'-6" (66.3m) (6-Car Train)
Width: 10'-1" (3.08m)
Overall Height: 14'-2" (4.33m)
Floor Height above Beam: 2'-4" (0.70 m)
Top of Beam to Top of Car: 10'-6" (3.2 m)
Maximum Speed: 56 mph (90 km/h)
Operating Speed: 50 mph (80 km/h)
Power Supply: 750 VDC or 1500 VDC
Passengers: 24 per car seated / 79 per car @ 4 pax per sq. meter / 106 per car @ 6 pax per sq. meter
Beam Configuration: Concrete Box Beam 1.4m-1.6m High x 0.8m Wide (55.1"-63.0" x 31.5")
Maximum Grade: 6%
Minimum Curve Radius: 50m (164')

For more information, see the Scomi website:
www.scomigroup.com.my/core/energy_monorail.asp

Frazer-Nash/MMC - Metrail





Guideway: 800 mm x 1000 mm
Maximum Grade: 10%
Typical Guidway Span: 30 m
Center-to-Center Guideway Spacing: 3 m
Maximum Speed: 100 km/h
Operating Speed: 80 km/h
Seated Passengers per Car: 16-20
Standing Passengers per Car: 70-74
Passengers per 3-Car Train: 270
Overall Length for a 3-Car Train: 25.2 m
Width: 2.6 m
Overall Height: 3.825 m
Floor Height above Guideway: 0.8 m

For more information, see the Metrail website:
www.metrail.com

International Kish Control Mechanic Company




For more information, see the IKCM website:
kishcm.com

Mitsubishi

Length: 15.4m (50.5') (2-Car Train)
Width: 2.65m (8.7')
Bogie Arrangement: 4 Bogies (2-Car Train) Four rubber load bearing and four rubber guiding wheels per bogie.
Maximum Speed: 65 km/h (40 mph)
Pendulum Swing Angle: "several degrees" (Trains automatically bank in turns.)
Power Supply: 1500 VDC
Beam Configuration: Steel Box Beam 1.86m x 1.89m (6.09' x 6.18')

For more information, see the Mitsubishi website:
www.mhi.co.jp/machine/e/product/trans/tra_02.htm

Wuppertal

Length: 24.06m (78.9')
Width: 2.2m (7.2')
Height of Car to Roof: 2.7m (8.9')
Passenger Capacity: 204 (48 Seated)
Bogie Arrangement: 4 Bogies per two section articulated train. Two double flanged steel wheels per bogie.
Motors: (4) 50kW DC
Power Supply: 600 VDC
Maximum Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph)
Pendulum Swing Angle: 15 degrees (Trains automatically bank in turns.)
Minimum Radius of Curvature: 75m (246')
Maximum Grade: 4%
Beam Configuration: Steel truss work supporting a single steel rail.



For more information, see the Monorail Society's Technical Pages:
www.monorails.org/tMspages/TPindex.html