Flexity 2 Class

Flexity 2 Light Rail Vehicle number 18 arriving at Helensvale station, 13 January 2018.

Road numbers:

01–18

 

Operator:

GoldLinQ, Gold Coast

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2014

 

Number built:

18

 

Type:

Seven-section articulated light rail vehicle

 

Manufacturer:

Bombardier Transportation

 

Manufacturing location:

Germany

 

Motors:

Unknown

 

Weight:

60.0 t

 

Length:

43.5 m

 

Seats:

80

The Flexity 2 Class was introduced to inaugurate the Gold Coast light rail line in 2014. These Light Rail Vehicles consist of seven modules. They are the longest type of tram to ever have been used in Australia, and have a maximum speed of 70 km/h. The Gold Coast system operates with 750 volts DC. Fourteen Flexity 2 Class members initially entered service, followed by a further four in 2017.