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  • FLEXITY - Berlin, GermanyGermanyBerlin
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  • FLEXITY Classic - Dessau, GermanyGermanyDessau
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  • FLEXITY Classic - Leipzig, GermanyGermanyLeipzig
  • FLEXITY Classic - Schwerin, GermanyGermanySchwerin
  • FLEXITY Classic- Graz, AustriaGraz
  • FLEXITY Link - Saarbrücken, GermanyGermanySaarbrücken
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Augsburg, GermanyGermanyAugsburg
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Brussels, BelgiumBelgiumBrussels
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Eskisehir, TurkeyTurkeyEskisehir
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  • FLEXITY Outlook - Marseille, FranceFranceMarseille
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Milan, ItalyItalyMilan
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Palermo, ItalyItalyPalermo
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Porto, PortugalPortugalPorto
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Strasbourg, FranceFranceStrasbourg
  • FLEXITY Outlook - Valencia & Alicante, Spain SpainAlicante, Valencia
  • FLEXITY Outlook- Eskisehir, TurkeyTurkeyEskisehir
  • FLEXITY Swift - Cologne k4000, GermanyGermanyCologne
  • FLEXITY Swift - Cologne k4500, Germany GermanyCologne
  • FLEXITY Swift - Frankfurt, GermanyGermanyFrankfurt
  • FLEXITY Swift - Istanbul, TurkeyTurkeyIstanbul
  • FLEXITY Swift - Karlsruhe, GermanyGermanyKarlsruhe
  • FLEXITY Swift - London-Coydon, United Kingdom United KingdomLondon, Croydon
  • FLEXITY Swift - Manchester, United KingdomUnited KingdomManchester
  • FLEXITY Swift - Melbourne, AustraliaAustraliaMelbourne
  • FLEXITY Swift - Porto, PortugalPortugalPorto
  • FLEXITY Swift - Rotterdam, NetherlandsNetherlandsRotterdam
  • FLEXITY Swift- Stockholm, Sweden SwedenStockholm
  • Light Rail Transit System - Porto, PortugalPortugalPorto

FLEXITY Swift - Minneapolis, USA

Light rail has arrived in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, and Bombardier Transportation built the state-of-the-artBOMBARDIER FLEXITY Swift vehicles that make the region's new Hiawatha Light Rail Line go.

Metro Transit, the regional transport authority, launched revenue service on phase I of the new line during a public ceremony June 26, 2004.

Light-rail vehicles (LRVs) for the Hiawatha Line use a 70% low-floor architecture specifically designed to fit the needs of "new start" light rail projects in North American cities like Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Hiawatha LRVs incorporate proven engineering designs from successful low-floor products now operating in Europe, such as Bombardier Transportation's light rail vehicles in Cologne, Germany, and Stockholm, Sweden.

Operator

Metropolitan Council (Metro Transit)

Length

28,650 mm - 94' 0"

Width

2,650 mm - 8' 8 3/8"

Max. Speed

88.5 km/h - 55 mph

Minimum Horizontal Curve Radius

25 m - 82'

Maximum Gradient

50‰

% Low Floor

70%

Seated Passengers

66

Standees

180 (6 pass/m2)

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