Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

Kawasaki will deliver over five hundred R188 cars to NYCTA. The fleet of R188 cars will consist of one hundred twenty-five (125) new cars and the remainder of the cars will be conversion of existing R142A cars.

 

The R188 subway car incorporates a communication based train control system for greater operational efficiency, reliability, and safety.

 

 

NYCTA R188

CAR LENGTH

CAR WIDTH

CAR HEIGHT

WEIGHT

MAXIMUM SPEED

FULL CAPACITY

SEATED PASSENGER

51’ – 0.5”

8’ – 7.15”

11’ – 10.6”

CAR-A 73,332 lbs. CAR-B 67,721 lbs.

55 mph

CAR-A 34 CAR-B 40

CAR-A  216 CAR-B 222

 

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