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FLEXITY Swift / City railway

FLEXITY Swift
FLEXITY Swift

universal design award

universal design award

VGF (Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt) is introducing the FLEXITY Swift from Bombardier Transportation as type “U5” into their vehicle fleet. Under the slogan “All aboard” the VGF runs a transport network with a total of 444 km of track and carries more than 500.000 passengers a day. The “U5” is thus a typical public transportation system for all sectors of the population. The vehicle has important improvements which will benefit, above all, older people and those with limited mobility. For the redesign the advisory board and the disabled people’s consortium were involved. The FLEXITY Swift trains have been in use in Frankfurt since September 2008.

Client / Manufacturer

Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation
Vienna, Austria

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Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft

Stadtwerke Verkehrsgesellschaft
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Auftraggeber

Design

PanikRuhdorfer Designpartner

PanikRuhdorfer Designpartner
Schwaikheim, Germany

Max Ruhdorfer, Andreas Panik, Arthur Gängler