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Z-ter (z 21500)

Z 21561 (TER Centre) in Orléans station
In service 2003
Manufacturer Alstom Bombardier Transportation
Constructed 2003-2004[1]
Number built 57[1]
Number in service 57[1]
Formation 3 cars[1]
Fleet numbers Z21500
Capacity 211
1st : 36 ; 2nd : 175
Operator SNCF
Depot(s) RES, SAQ, SP[2]
Car body construction Stainless steel
Train length 79.200 m
Width 2.905 m
Height 4.218 m
Doors 1 per side
Maximum speed 200 km/h[1]
Weight 162 tonnes[1]
Power output 1,760 kW (2,360 hp)
Electric system(s) 1.5 kV DC-25 kV AC
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Z-TER (Z 21500) is a French model of electric multiple unit regional passenger train, manufactured by Alstom and Bombardier Transportation, and operated by SNCF.

They are used on regional links, and can be coupled with another Z-TER. They are derived from the French diesel passenger regional train "X-TER" (X 72500), and is the first regional train to reach 200 km/h.

As other regional trains, they are owned by the French regions, and are dispatched as :

  • 19 "Pays de la Loire" region[2]
  • 15 "Centre" region[2]
  • 6 "Aquitaine" region[2]
  • 17 "Bretagne" region[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f Detailed informations about Z-TER
  2. ^ a b c d e Listing of all Z-TER
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