Electric Multiple Units Series 575 Lithuania

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Electric unit class 575 provides new quality of travelling for passengers on tracks in Lithuania .

Škoda Vagonka produces a two-floor electric unit of series 575 for Lithuanian railways. This train unit is intended for commuter transport on electrified tracks with a gage of 1,520 mm where it drives at the speed of up to 160 km/hour. The basic formation of the electric unit has three cars and consists of an electric car of series 211, an intermediate car of series 444 and a driving car of series 307, or possibly it can have only two cars (without an intermediate car). The construction solution and main dimensions of all cars are identical. The unit is equipped with automatic coupling which enable connection and control of up to four units according to the operational need.

The modern open-place interior, low-floor boarding through wide doors, air-conditioning, lifting platform for passengers on wheelchairs and other information and safety features increase the comfort of passengers. Boarding ramps, drop down footboards and barrier-free spaces including a WC fitted with the Braille signage make travelling easier even for handicapped persons. An internal and external CCTV system is used to increase the safety of passengers. The units are also equipped with facilities for connecting to the Internet.

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Technical description


79 200 mm


4 635 mm


2 820 mm

Number of seats



2 000 kW

Max. speed

160 km/h


Name: Ivo
Surname: Gurňák
E-mail: ivo.gurnak@skoda.cz
Phone: +420 59747 7311

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