| Katowice Trams
Alstom 116Nd #806
|Katowice is the centre for an extensive system of standard gauge tram
lines running between various communities in the Silesia Basin. The 30
tram lines are electrified at 600 volts. It is part of the Municipal
Transport Union of the Upper Silesian Industrial District [KZK GOP].
This is a 6-axle 3-section articulated vehicle powered by 4 motors each rated at 120 kW for a total rating of 480 kW, 643 hp and has a top speed of 80 km/h, 50 mph. Tram 806 is an Alstom 116Nd built in September 2001.
Katowice 806 with a northbound 16 near Katowice Rynek on Friday, June 24th, 2005.