Honolulu Authority         forRapid Transportation  The Technical Aspects
The Trains Trains will be built by AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS Automated driverless trains Length: 20m Width: 3m Hei...
The TrainsSystem will be considered a Heavy Rail and not a Light Rail    A heavy rail train           A light rail train
The TrainsTrains will be powered from a third electrified rail instead of overhead wiresThird rail                       ...
The Trains   Trains will use a “Shoe” to collect electricity from    the third railPantograph used for overhead wires    ...
The TrainsMaximum capacity of 159 standing passengers per car36 seats per car2 spaces for wheel chairs per car6 doors ...
The TrainsExpected to be powered by four 170hp motors – Total of around 680hpExpected to be fed by Insulated Gate Bipola...
Keikyu Series 600 TrainSimilar in Size and layout to planned trains for HART
Keikyu Series 600 TrainInside the train
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Honolulu Rail Transit - Engineering

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A presentation prepared for Deidre Pike's Journalism 302 class in the Spring 2012 semester at the UH School of Communications.

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Honolulu Rail Transit - Engineering

  1. 1. Honolulu Authority forRapid Transportation The Technical Aspects
  2. 2. The Trains Trains will be built by AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS Automated driverless trains Length: 20m Width: 3m Height: 4.1m Top Speed: 65mph
  3. 3. The TrainsSystem will be considered a Heavy Rail and not a Light Rail A heavy rail train A light rail train
  4. 4. The TrainsTrains will be powered from a third electrified rail instead of overhead wiresThird rail Overhead wires
  5. 5. The Trains  Trains will use a “Shoe” to collect electricity from the third railPantograph used for overhead wires Shoe used for third rail
  6. 6. The TrainsMaximum capacity of 159 standing passengers per car36 seats per car2 spaces for wheel chairs per car6 doors per car – 3 on each side
  7. 7. The TrainsExpected to be powered by four 170hp motors – Total of around 680hpExpected to be fed by Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) semi conductor
  8. 8. Keikyu Series 600 TrainSimilar in Size and layout to planned trains for HART
  9. 9. Keikyu Series 600 TrainInside the train

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