STADLER’S NEW SUBWAY TRAIN

STEFAN ROSENDAHL, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER FOR THE MANUFACTURER, TELLS PHILIP SHERRATT ABOUT THE NEW TRAIN FOR GLASGOW’S UNDERGROUND

‘Why did you build such a small train?’ That was the frequent refrain facing Stefan Rosendahl and his Stadler colleagues as visitors to the InnoTrans trade show in Berlin got a first look at the new offering for Glasgow’s underground. Many visitors to the show, unfamiliar with the Subway’s unique four-foot track gauge and 3.4-metre tunnel diameter, were perplexed to find a train they could not stand up straight in.

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