Citadis 305 Class

Citadis 305 Light Rail Vehicles 001 and 002 at Randwick terminus after completing the first service carrying passengers from Circular Quay, Saturday 14 December 2019. The driver has changed ends and the destination sign has been changed for its return to Circular Quay.

Road numbers:

001–060

 

Operator:

Sydney Light Rail

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2019

 

Number built:

60

 

Type:

Five-section articulated low-floor light rail vehicle

 

Manufacturer:

Alstom

 

Manufacturing location:

La Rochelle, France, and Barcelona, Spain

 

Motors:

 

Weight:

 

Length:

33.0 m

 

Seats:

48

The Citadis 305 Light Rail Vehicles were ordered to provide services on Sydney Light Rail’s L2 and L3 lines from Circular Quay to Randwick and Kingsford. They commenced service in December 2019. Each has a length of 33 metres, but in service they operate in coupled pairs, with a total length of 67 metres and capacity for 450 passengers. On board Passenger Information Displays provide information about the route and approaching stops. They are maintained at a depot near Royal Randwick light rail stop.