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Milan Metro Meneghino

The trains are made up of 6 permanently coupled coaches,comprising two identical, functionally independent Traction Units with a driver's cab at each end.

Each Traction Unit consists of two identical motor cars and a trailer with driver's cab (Rp+M1+M2).

Milan Metro Meneghino


Traction unit composition R + M + M
Train composition 2 traction units
Maximum height 3650 mm
Traction unit length 52,75 m
Body width 2850 mm
Bogie wheelbase 2150 mm
Max static load per axle 12,5 t
Voltage 1500 V dc - 750
Traction unit continuous rating 1280 kW
Maximum speed 90 km/h
Drive IGBT
Traction unit seating places 102
Traction unit total places 628
Doors per side 12

All the coaches are intercommunicating. The trains can be operated on the three lines (M1, M2, M3) with different power supply voltage (750 Vdc/1500 Vdc) and different signalling systems.

The train in 9 points

  • Meneghino: from MNG, which stands for Next Generation Metro.
  • Initial supply of 27 trains reformulated in 2008 with the addition of other 13 trains for a total record of 40 trains that will operate on all the three metro lines.
  • Six cars, with 2 driver’s cabs at the ends; Inside the coaches are fully connected to provide a unique large comfortable and safe space.
  • Structure, bogies and doors designed to provide a noiseless ride.
  • Integral air-conditioning system for a cozy environment even in the driver’s cab.
  • “Green" train: the motor cars traction enables the energy recovery and its direct intake on the line.
  • New way of travelling informed: on board an advanced audio-video information system, designed to receive and transmit messages and videos in real time. Active the audio/video announcement of next stop, with connections. Information in Italian and in English.
  • Integrated passenger information system with video surveillance device and on-board diagnostics and managed by a single electronic control unit via a touchscreen counter monitor.
  • A ground-to- train broadband connection allows the drivers to see the preview of the platform of the stop.