Light Rail Vehicles
The Tide has a fleet of nine vehicles powered by an overhead electrical system.
- is driven by an on-board operator who controls the speed, braking system and audible warning signals;
- is equipped with an Automatic Block signaling system, which prevents trains from colliding into one another during periods of low visibility;
- has automated stop announcements and electronic destination signs; and
- has a total of 10 interior and exterior surveillance cameras.
|Manufacturer||Siemens Transportation Systems|
|Type||Bi-directional, six-axle, full low-floor vehicle|
|Construction||Low alloy high tensile steel and composite materials|
|Performance & Capacity|
|Max. Operational Speed||55 mph|
|Max. Allowable Speed||66 mph|
|Total Passenger Capacity||160-180|
|Doors||8 (4 on each side)|
|Vehicle Dimensions & Weight|
|Height||12.7 ft. (with lowered pantograph)Up to 23 ft. (with raised pantograph)|