Push-pull double-deck units
Push-pull units are non-traction vehicles that are towed or pushed by a locomotive. For example, the latest Škoda Transportation electric locomotive, the Emil Zátopek series, can tow up to
Push-pull units are designed for both 1,435 mm and 1,520 mm gauges.
The different entry height allow to operate with platforms from 200 mm to 960 mm height above rail surface. The units are, of course, wheelchair accessible; the car can provide retractable footrests for different platform heights.
The first generation of this unit is designed for a maximum speed of 160 km/h and is intended for suburban and regional transport. The second generation of push-pull units is designed for intercity and long-distance transport and has a maximum speed of 200 km/h.
MAIN TECHNICAL PARAMETERS
|Parameter||DOUBLE-DECK PUSH-PULL UNIT|
|Track gauge||1 435 mm / 1 520 mm|
|Supply voltage of the circuit||1 / 1,5 / 3 kV / 16,7 / 50 / DC Hz|
|Maximum speed||4 630 / 4 635 mm|
|Total body width||2 800 / 2 820 / 3 370 mm|
|Vehicle / body height||4 630 / 4 635 mm|
|Boarding height||550 – 960 mm above TK|
|Width of entrance door||800 – 1 340 mm|