Alstom Citadis 304. Istanbul public transport

The Alstom Citadis is a family of low-floor trams and light rail vehicles built by Alstom. As of 2017, over 2,300 Citadis trams have been sold and 1,800 tramways are in revenue service throughout the world, with operations in all six inhabited continents.

An evolution of Alstom’s earlier TFS vehicle, most Citadis vehicles are made in Alstom’s factories in La Rochelle, Reichshoffen and Valenciennes, France, and in Barcelona, Spain.

Citadis X04 (Fourth generation)

Citadis 304 – 100% low floor, next generation design for Central and Eastern Europe (Istanbul).

Manufacturer: Alstom (France)

Years of production: 2009—

Production: 37 (only for Istanbul)

Length: 28 m

Width: 2.65 m

Power: 480 kW

Track gauge: 1435 mm

Max speed: 65 km/h

Weight: 41 t

Compare with an Alstom Citadis 402 (second generation)

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