RIC couchette coaches second class Bvcmbkz, Model 249.3 – PMR

Technical Data RIC Bvcmbkz 249.3 Couchette Coach

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track gauge1 435 mm
structure gauge / structure clearanceUIC505-1
maximum speed200 km/h
total weight49 t
unladen weight44 t
floor height at entrance above top of rail1 230 mm
number of doors2 per side
number of compartments1x PMR + 6x standard
number of 2nd class seats36 + 1x PMR + 1
number of couchette beds30 + 1x PMR + 1
heatingelectric air heating
ventilationforced air ventilation
kitchen equipment2x trolley space, fridge for drinks, coffee-machine, micro wave, sink
illumination fluorescent lamps
toilets1x PMR, 1x standard
toilet systemvacuum
windowsfixed and sliding
car bodysteel
bogie / truckMD52.3 (RIC)
bogie wheel base2 500 mm
total wheel base21 500 mm
pair of wheels / wheel setsBA 112
axle load16 t
wheel diameter, new920 mm
wheel diameter, worn860 mm
length over buffers26 400 mm
lenght of car body26 100 mm
distance between bogie pivots19 000 mm
width of car body2 825 mm
height of car body above top of rail4 050 mm
smallest curve radius150 m (coupled and laden)
smallest curve radius80 m (uncoupled and empty)
buffers, draw hook, screw couplingUIC
type of brakeKE-GPR-Mg
braked weight / massG: 43 t; P: 54 t; R: 70 t; R: 75 t; R+Mg: 107 t
brake disks2 per wheelset
number of brake-cylinders per bogie2
brake cylinderPBA 254-255 / PBAM 254-255
heating train lineAC 1 000 V 16,7 Hz , AC 1 500 V 50 Hz, DC 1 500 V; DC 3 kV
battery of on-board power supply network24 V 385 Ah