Siemens Nexas

Siemens train approaching Footscray station with a Williamstown service, 22 December 2015.

Road numbers:

701M–844M, 2501T–72T

 

Set numbers:

None

 

Operator:

Metro (Metro Trains Melbourne)

 

Gauge:

1600 mm

 

Year of entry into service:

2003

 

Number built:

216

 

Manufacturer:

Siemens Transportation Systems

 

Manufacturing location:

Vienna, Austria

 

Weight:

41. 5 t (M: motor car); 37.5 t (T: trailer car)

 

Length:

23.0 m (M: motor car); 22.8 m (T: trailer car)

 

Seats:

84 (M: motor car); 96 (T: trailer car)

Metro’s Siemens Electric Multiple Unit trains were delivered from December 2002 to January 2006. These trains operate in three-car sets, with a trailer in between two motor cars, and now always run with two sets combined to form a six-car train. They operate on the Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston, Williamstown, Werribee, Sunbury, Craigieburn and Upfield lines, with maintenance undertaken at Newport depot.