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ETR 500

ETR 500
The ETR 500 "Frecciarossa" of the Italian Railways
Train information
NameETR.500 (mono-current)
ETR 500 (bi-current)
ETR 500 F (tri-current)
OperatorTrenitalia (current)
Specifications
Power supply(?)
Electric systemOverhead catenary,
3 kV DC, ETR.500 (mono)
+  , ETR 500 (bi)
+ 1.5 kV, ETR 500 F (tri)
Current collection methodPantograph
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ETR 500

ETR.500 mono-current powercar at Roma Termini.
Train information
NameETR.500 (mono-current)
In service1992 2007
ManufacturerTrevi (consortium of Alstom, Bombardier, AnsaldoBreda)
Refurbishment2006 2008, transformation into E.414
Number built30 trainsets
Formation11-car trainset
Capacity187 (1st class)
469 (2nd class)
OperatorFS/Trenitalia
Specifications
Train length327.6 m (91 ftin)
Maximum speed300 km/h (186.4 mph)
Weight598 t (371.6 mph)
Power output8800 kW (5468.1 hp)
Train heating(?)
Electric systemOverhead catenary,
3 kV DC
Current collection methodPantograph
Safety systemRS4, SCMT
Gaugesg

ETR 500

ETR.500 "AV" at Milano Centrale.
Train information
NameETR 500 (bi-current)
ETR F 500 (tri-current)
In service2000 present
ManufacturerTrevi (consortium of Alstom, Bombardier, AnsaldoBreda)
Number built30 complete trainsets + 60 power cars (for 1st generation mono-current sets)
Formationpower car + 11 middle cars + power car (original)
12 middle cars (by 2004)
8 middle cars (ETR 500 F, Turin-Milan)
Capacity11 middle cars:
187 (1st class)
469 (2nd class)
12 middle cars:
195 (1st class)
476 (2nd class)
8 middle cars:
136 (1st class)
268 (2nd class)
OperatorFS/Trenitalia
Specifications
Train length327.6 m (91 ftin)
(original formation)
Maximum speed300 km/h (186.4 mph)
Weight598 t (371.6 mph)
Power output8800 kW (5468.1 hp)
Power supply(?)
Electric systemOverhead catenary,
3 kV DC,  
(+ 1.5 kV DC for ETR.500 F)
Current collection methodPantograph
Safety systemRS4, SCMT, ETCS (+ KVB and TVM430 for ETR.500 F)
Gaugesg

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ETR 500 (Elettro Treno Rapido 500) is a family of Italian high-speed trains introduced in 1993.

Designed under the aegis of the Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), it is now operated by Trenitalia on RFI tracks.


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