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ICE 2

ICE 2
ICE 2 on the Nuremberg-Ingolstadt high-speed railway line
Train information
NameICE 2
ManufacturerAdtranz, Siemens
Constructed1995 to 1997
Refurbishment2010 to 2013
Number built46
Formation1 power cars,
7 intermediate cars
Fleet numbersTz 201 to 244
Capacity391 seats
OperatorDB Fernverkehr
DepotsBerlin-Rummelsburg
Specifications
Maximum speed280 km/h (77.8 m/s)
Weight412 t
Power output4,800 kW
Electric system15 kV 16.7 Hz AC
Safety systemSifa, PZB90, LZB
Gaugesgal=onallk=on

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This article is about the train. For the Bridgman form of water ice, see Ice II.

The ICE 2 is the second series of German high-speed trains and one of five in the Intercity-Express family since 1995.

The ICE 2 (half-)trains are even closer to a conventional push-pull train than the ICE 1, because each train consists of only one power car (Class 402, called powerhead), six passenger cars (Classes 805 to 807) and a cab car (Class 808).


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