Girard Avenue Rebuilt PCC Cars - SPECIFICATIONS

Based on data published by Vossloh Kiepe GmbH

Design Four-axle unidirectional streetcar
Type PCC (Presidents Conference Committee)
Gauge 5' 2-1/4"
Maximum speed 40 mph
Acceleration (loaded) 3 mph/sec.
Braking deceleration (loaded) 3 mph/sec.
Emergency braking (loaded) 6 mph/sec.
Line voltage DC 600 V (+20 %, -30 %)
Axle arrangement BB
Carbody length 46' 0"
Carbody width 7' 11" (95")
Carbody height 10' 1-1/2"
Distance between truck centers 22' 9"
Axle spacing 6' 0"
Vehicle weight 45,084 lbs (22-1/2 tons)
Seating 41 + 2 wheelchairs/6 + 1
Standees 70
Wheel diameter, new/worn 27"/25"
Gear ratio 7.17 : 1
  
Control 2 traction control units with microprocessor technology with a traction control module (ASM) and an inverter control module (USM)
Type ASM 321 and USM 300
Construction Electronic assembly and input/output assembly in compact housing
Cooling Natural convection
Supply voltage DC 24 V (+25 %, - 30%)
Design Sequential vehicle control via microprocessor
Characteristics Wheel slip/slide protection
Hill holder
Line current limiting
Recovery to the network with continuous monitoring of the network capacity
Event/fault recorder
Acquisition of operating data/diagnosis/fault analysis via PC
  
Traction motors 4 transverse three-phase asynchronous machines with self-ventilation
Type MLU 3436 K/4
Rated output 50 kW (67 hp)
Rated voltage 400 V
Rated current 163 A
Rated frequency 50 Hz
Rated speed 1,968 rpm
Max. speed 4,800 rpm
  
Underfloor container 2 UTAs 200
Dimensions 1,760 mm x 1,300 mm x 500 mm (length x width x height)
Traction inverter 2 IGBTdirect pulse inverters
Type DPU 416
Input voltage DC 600 V (+20 %, -30 %)
Output  2 x 100 kW (134 hp) (100 % continuous)
2 x 250 kW (335 hp) max.
Design Pulse inverter operated directly at the network
Cooling Forced ventilation by fan
Characteristics     Compact design due to IGBT technology
Triggering of the drive units via fibre optic cables
Pulse pattern given by the inverter control module (USM)
Jerkfree starting and braking
Combined regenerative and rheostatic brake
Contactless power/brake changeover and contactless changeover of direction of travel
Redundant design
  
On-board power supply 1 2 autarkic auxiliary converters in modular design with IGBT technology
Type HBU 205
Input DC 600 V (+20 %, -30 %)
Outputs 3 AC 208/120 V, 60 Hz Sinus, 30 kVA
  
On-board power supply 2 Static on-board converter with IGBT technology
Type GWL-B2 600-750/24-180Z/12-85
Input DC 600-750 V (+20 %, -30 %)
Outputs  DC 24 V, 180 A total current
DC 12 V, 85 A
Battery charge Constant voltage/constant current curve



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