German Railways Photos
This is one of 43 units delivered between 1991 & 2001 which seats both
first & second class passengers. It has a top speed of 120 km/h, 75 mph
and is rated at 550 kW, 737 hp. The unit was built by Stadler as their
It uses a central motor unit on a B truck with two light-weight driving trailers
each riding on its own non-powered 4 wheel truck thus having a wheel
arrangement of 2-B-2. There is a corridor in the engine module
to allow passengers to move between the two driving trailers, it is very
noisy in there.
This unit was built by Stadler in November 2001 (serial number 012).
646 012-5 at Berlin Spandau with train RE38604 (07:12 to Wittenberge) on Saturday April 21st, 2007.