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Bombardier Zefiro

Bombardier Zefiro 380
NameZefiro
PowertypeElectric
Imagesize300
CaptionBombardier Zefiro 380
DesignerBombardier
BuilderBombardier
Builddate2009-
UicclassBoBo-2'2'-2'2'-BoBo-BoBo-2'2'-2'2'-BoBo
(300 km/h 8 car version)
Gauge1435mm
Wheeldiameter915 mm/835 mm (new/worn)
Wheelbase17.375 m
(between bogie centres)
Length26.390 m
(driving car)
24.775 m (intermediate cars)
Width2.9 or
Height3.890 m
Axleload16.5 t
ElectricsystemOverhead catenary
1.5 & 3 kV DC, 15 kV AC &   (any of)
Powersupply(?)
CollectionmethodPantograph
Topspeed250 to 380 km/h
TrainbrakesElectro-dyanamic (regenerative) and electro-pneumatic disc

Bombardier Zefiro

Train information
NameZefiro 250
Constructed2009-
Formation8 or 16 cars (sleeper or seated)
Capacity480 beds, 16 luxury beds, 122 seats (16 car sleeper version)
OperatorChinese Ministry of Railways
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel carbody in wide profile
Train length216 m (8 cars),
428.9 m(16 cars)
Car length28.25 m (Cab cars), 26.6 m
(Intermediate cars)
Width3.328 m
Height4.04 m
Maximum speed250 km/h
Weight890 t
(16-car trainset)
Acceleration0.6 m/s2
Power output13.5 MW
(for propulsion),
11 MW (CRH1E)
TransmissionAC - AC
Power supplyOverhead catenary
Electric system 
Current collection methodPantograph
BogiesRegina type ("FLEXX link") with 2.7 m wheelbase
Braking systemElectro-pneumatic, Regenerativce
Multiple workingPossible for two 8-car trainsets, not possible for 16-car trainset
Gaugesgal=on

Bombardier Zefiro

Train information
NameZefiro 300
Formationup to 16car
Capacity600 seats (8 car)
1,200 seats (16 car)
OperatorTrenitalia
Specifications
Car body constructionAluminium carbody, UIC profile
Train length202 m (8 car train),
402 m (16 car train)
Width2.9 m  
Maximum speed300 to 360 km/h
Weight(?)
Acceleration> 0.6 m/s2
Power output8.8 MW (8 car train @300 km/h)
Power supplyOverhead catenary
Electric system1.5 & 3 kV DC, 15 kV 16.7 Hz &  
Current collection methodPantograph
Bogies"FLEXX speed", 2.85 m wheelbase
Multiple workingPossible for two 8-car trainsets,
not possible for 16-car trainset

Bombardier Zefiro

Train information
NameZefiro 380
Entered service2012
Formation8 or 16 car
Capacity664 seats (max) 8 car
1,336 seats (max) 16 car
OperatorChinese Ministry of Railways
Specifications
Car body constructionAluminium carbody, wide profile
Train length215.3 m (8 car)
428.1 m (16 car)
Car length27.85 m (Cab car)
26.6 m (Intermediate car)
Width3.4 m
Height4.16 m
Maximum speed380 km/h
Weight462 t (Empty)
1088 t (676.1 ftin) (Full axle load)
Acceleration0.48 m/s2
Power output20 MW (16 car @380 km/h)
10 MW (8 car @380 km/h)
TransmissionAC - AC
Power supplyOverhead catenary
Electric system 
Current collection methodPantograph
UIC classificationBo′Bo′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′+2′2′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′ (8 car set)
Bo′Bo′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′+2′2′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′+Bo′Bo′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′+2′2′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′+2′2′+Bo′Bo′ (16 car set)
Bogies"FLEXX speed" with 2.7 m wheelbase
Braking systemRegenerative and pneumatic
Multiple workingPossible for two 8-car trainsets, not possible for 16-car trainset
Gaugesgal=onallk=on

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The Bombardier Zefiro trains are a family of high speed and very high speed passenger trains with top operating speeds from 250 km/h upwards. The trains are the design of Bombardier Transportation.

The 'Zefiro 250' with a top operating speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph), wholly manufactured in China, and the 'Zefiro 300' with a top operating speed of 300 km/h (186.4 mph), and the 'Zefiro 380' make up this family of trains.


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