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Connexxion, Netherlands, Valleilijn/Protos

Delivery: 2006

1.5 kV, 160 km/h, passenger service since 2006.

Five models of Protos, a two-section regional railcar, are presently on regular service in the Dutch province of Gelderland. On a 35-km route, the Valleilijn, from Wageningen to Amersfoort, this fleet of Protos vehicles have since October 2006 been indefatigably covering 100,000 km monthly.

The modern traction motors are delivered up to 2 MW for a maximum speed of 160 km/h. At 2×130 kW, the onboard power supply system is amply dimensioned for the auxiliary equipment including passenger compartment air conditioning.

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