D1 Class

D1 Class tram 3528, outside Malvern tram depot, Melbourne, 19 December 2017.

Road numbers:

3501–38

 

Operator:

Yarra Trams, Melbourne

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2002

 

Number built:

38

 

Type:

Three-section, low-floor articulated light rail vehicle

 

Manufacturer:

Siemens

 

Manufacturing location:

Germany

 

Motors:

4 x 100 kW, three phase induction

 

Weight:

25.8 t

 

Length:

20.0 m

 

Seats:

34

The D1 Class trams use the Combino model, a low-floor type that had operated successfully in a number of cities in Europe and Japan. Introduction of the D1 and D2 trams led to the withdrawal of the Z1 Class and the Z2 Class. All members of the D1 Class are allocated to Malvern depot.