The vehicles of the Wuppertaler suspension railway class 72

The trains operating even today (joint motor coach or GTW shortened) were built from 1972 with ONE and were delivered till 1975. The vehicles are driven by 4 driving engines which are in each case in the chassis, besides, becomes the direct current (600 V) from a stream rail by a grinder taken. The carriages are braked by an air brake, one more hand brake is additional available.
Typically is orange for the vehicles at that time modern – blue the spraying which is pasted, however, since 1990 often by advertising banner or full advertisement. The first advertisements were raised on the carriages 14 and 19 in 1990.
Today from originally 28 purchased vehicles are (April, 2017) another 19 in use applications, GTW 4 is scrapped after his heavy accident on the 12. 04. 1999 become and the trains 19 and 21 were stopped in June, 2012. Since June, 2016 the trains are substituted successively with the new carriages of the class 15. The following picture gallery shows the suspension railways of the class 1972 with her advertisements. The photos originated from 2006..

GTW 1

GTW 2

GTW 3

Der GTW 4 verunglückte am 12.04.1999, er wurde dann im jahr 2004 verschrottet.
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GTW 5

GTW 6

GTW 7

GTW 8

GTW 9

GTW 10

GTW 11

GTW 12

GTW 13

GTW 14

GTW 15

GTW 16

GTW 17

GTW 18

GTW 19

GTW 20

GTW 21

GTW 22

GTW 23

GTW 24

GTW 25

GTW 26

GTW 27

GTW 28

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