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PARTH OF THE MONTH | Tramcar 506

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2018-05-07

may

Aumentar PARTH OF THE MONTH | Tramcar 506
Tramcar 506

Tram car n.º506 was built in the Carris workshops and began service on the 14th of May, 1953 probably using equipment of a tramcar with
the same number, which had since been withdrawn after having started service in 1914.
The platforms have a trapezoidal shape and it maintains the front pneumatic door and the back with an iron extensible door.
Withdrawn from service in 1985.

Chassis J.G. Brill Company, 22E Type
Body C.C.F.L.
Length 8,467 m
Width 2,378 m
N.º of Wheels 4
N.º of Engines 2 – G.E.C. 59 Type
Controller DB1 K3
Tare 9,585 Kg
Seats 10 places of 2 seats and 2 of 3 seats
Brakes Manual and air to the wheels, electromagnetic to the rail and inversion on the engines
Capacity 26 seated places, 3 standing on the front platform and 15 in the rear

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