Tram Flexity Swift Karlsruhe, Bombardier Transportation GmbH

2009
IFS Design was responsible for designing the exterior and the interior as well as the driver’s cab for the 30 dual-system trams ordered for the Karlsruhe Verkehrsbetriebe (Karlsruhe Municipal Transport). The particular challenge here was to take account of all the special demands associated with dual-system vehicles. Since these vehicles were also required to operate on local railway services (under heavy rail conditions), in other words at higher speeds than a conventional tram, it was also necessary to embody this requirement into the design.


The first vehicle of this type was delivered in July 2013.

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