Metropolis

Metropolis train at Chatswood station on the opening day of the Sydney Metro North West line, Sunday 26 May 2019.

Road numbers:

DTC0101–2201, DTC0102–2202, MPC0103–2203, MPC0104–2204, MC0105–2205, MC0106–2206

 

Set numbers:

1–22

 

Operator:

Metro Trains Sydney

 

Gauge:

1435 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2019

 

Number built:

132

 

Manufacturer:

Alstom

 

Manufacturing location:

Sri City, India

 

Weight:

148 tonnes per six-car set

 

Length:

132 metres per six-car set

 

Seats:

378 per six-car set

61 (DTC: terminal trailer car); 64 (MPC: inter pantograph motor car car); 64 (MC: intermediate motor car)

Sydney’s Metropolis trains were ordered to inaugurate Metro train services in the city in May 2019. The Metropolis model of trains has been used in over 25 cities around the world, and has been adapted for use in Sydney. Trains are single-deck and driverless. Each carriage has three doors to facilitate fast boarding and alighting for passengers, longitudinal seating, and space for wheelchairs. A total of 22 six-car trains are in service. Each set has seating for 378 passengers, with a total capacity of 1152.