The Class Pendolino is a type of electric high-speed train operated by Virgin Trains in the United Kingdom, leased from Angel Trains. They are electric multiple units using Fiat Ferroviaria’s tilting train Pendolino technology and built by Alstom. [IT] Five extra Pendolino EVO trains for ntv – now 22 ordered. [IT] ntv will get 12 Alstom Pendolinos, but of a complete new design. [CH] SBB RABe in special livery for new Frankfurt a/M – Milan direct service. [CH] Mission completed: all Pendolino trains for Swiss.

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November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Rail Engineer1 September The nose of the Pendolino is manufactured out of composite materials and moulded in a similar fashion as has been used to produce the shells of racing cars. Please help improve it by removing promotional aalstom and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view.

Named on 20 July to mark launch of exhibition of over sculptures of Manchester’s worker bee emblem. Planned high-speed rail by country.

The trains will go through an extensive maintenance cycle between andwhich will include changes to the couplers and the penxolino system in order to make the train more reliable.

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Planned high-speed rail by country. Part of rail transport. Retrieved 29 July The smaller size of the Pendolino windows has attracted comment and, in fact, the window size is unprecedented for British railway rolling stock. Two decades later, to speed up services along its Madrid-Valencia conventional line, Renfe ordered ten Pendolini in Karelian Trains Class Sm6.

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Named at Glasgow Central on 19 March as part of the th anniversary celebrations of famed architect and artist [22]. Retrieved 24 January Archived from the original on 4 March Polish “Pendolino” trainsets do not have tilting mechanism which precludes them from the main advantage of faster taking of curves.


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This article has multiple issues. The Pendolino features relatively slim windows in comparison to trains such as the Voyager; visually, the windows are linked by a black livery line to form a continuous band running along the length of the train. Hopes were expressed that the Pendolinos could be in service by 14 December The train was formally written off on 30 Novemberowing to the prohibitive cost of repair against the price of a new set; a driving car and carriage from the train have subsequently been put into use for training purposes at the Virgin Trains Talent Academy in Crewe.

In its successful submission to operate services from London Euston to Blackpool NorthAlliance Rail Holdings proposed purchasing four Class s for entry into service in Subsequently, the set was handed back to the leasing company, and has since been transferred to TransPennine Express. Archived from the original PDF on 31 March By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Archived PDF from the original on 9 August The active tilting mechanism is achieved using electrically operated tilt activators, which are situated under each carriage. Conventional Hovertrain Maglev Train Vactrain. Eisenbahn Amateurh in German: Lighter maintenance, cleaning and overnight stabling is carried out at Alstom’s other centres: All of the seats were originally fitted with an integrated on-board entertainment system; this system featured several radio stations, which included Virgin Radio and multiple BBC stationsalong with a number of pre-recorded music channels.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Experimental and prototype high-speed trains category. However, the train remained a unique specimen, as RENFE favoured the entirely domestic Talgo Pendular, a tilting train with passive suspension introduced in Introduction of the fast, modern Pendolinos in December had a major effect on rail ridership in Poland.


Passenger numbers increased fromin to 2. Archived copy as title link “It is a very sad day – Branson. The Pendolino is a high-speed electric multiple unit train, which incorporates Fiat Ferroviaria ‘s tilting train Pendolino technology.

The bogies had to be redesigned for operation on Portugal’s broad gauge track, and the trains were assembled by Adtranz Portugal at the Amadora plant former Sorefame. The train had four cars and was mostly considered a travelling laboratory for the new technology. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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Rolling stock of Italy. These trains owe their name pendolino can mean ‘small pendulum ‘ in Italian to the mechanism enabling them to tilt when going round a bend. Main contractor was Fiat Ferroviaria later acquired by Alstom with two main subcontractors Adtranz and Siemens that was responsible for the traction and train control. Karelian Trains Class Sm6. The train, unitnamed “City of Glasgow”, formed the Supposedly PKP Intercity has finally signed contract with Pendolinos’ producer – Alstom to install necessary equipment in their trains.

This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Infobox train with invalid colour combination All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles needing additional references from January Commons category link is on Wikidata Commons category link is locally defined. An eight-carriage Pendolino reportedly weighs around tonnes, which is equivalent to a dozen fully laden lorries.

Archived from the original on 24 November List of high-speed railway lines. The Avant S is a four car variant of the New Pendolino design, and much like the Polish version, is not fitted with tilting mechanisms.

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