Friday, September 24, 2010

New locomotive: TMB Class 6000

The Class 6000 is formed by 10 trainsets, built by CAF to increase the subway line #1 capacity. The first of them was pulled from Sabadell train station to Catalunya train station (Barcelona), where was moved into the subway network using the rail switch of that station. This class is the first to be adapted for spanish rail system (1668 mm rail width).

Each of the trainsets is formed by five cars, four of them equipped with four engines each for an output of 675 kW in each car. The whole trainset is able to carry up to 1117 passengers, and has a total length of 86.17 meters.

The real specifications for this vehicle were (taken from WEFER.COM, in spanish/catalan):
  • Units built: 18
  • Total length: 17.14 m
  • Total weight: 34.3 t
  • Capacity: 1117 passengers (all 5 cars)
  • Top speed: 80 Km/h
  • Power output: 675 kW
A Class 6000 at Catalunya railway station
Photo by Victor Castañón (

A Class 6000 train at Sagrera station
Photo by Maria José Luque (

Simutrans screenshot

Simutrans object data:

TypeElectric Locomotive
NameTMB Class 6000Powered CarUnpowered Car
Power675 kW (double gear)0 kW
Max.Speed80 Km/h
Intro Year2007
Retire YearN/A

This trainset can be downloaded at The Simutrans Boxroom.
For more information on this locomotive check the following links:

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