|RENFE Class 592|
The interior of a 592 train.
|Number under construction||70|
Renfe Operadora (2005-present)
Comboios de Portugal
|Car length||23,080 mm (75 ft 8.66 in) (motor)|
22,620 mm (74 ft 2.55 in) (trailer)
|Width||2,860 mm (9 ft 4.60 in)|
|Height||3,965 mm (13 ft 0.10 in)|
|Doors||6 per car|
|Maximum speed||130 km/h (81 mph)|
|Weight||130.4 t (128.3 long tons; 143.7 short tons)|
|Prime mover(s)||MAN BTXUE 3256|
MAN D2866 LUE 601
|Power output||840 kW or 1,126.5 hp|
|Braking system(s)||Pneumatic / Electropneumatic (592.2)|
|Track gauge||1,668 mm (5 ft 5 21⁄32 in) (Iberian gauge)|
The RENFE Class 592 is the name for a class of diesel multiple unit trains built by Macosa and Macosa for some RENFE Cercanías commuter railway networks in Spain, as well as some other regional services in Spain and Portugal. The first units entered service in 1981. The class 592 was created with passenger comfort and build quality in mind, and to meet the goals of reliability, frequency and punctuality.
Cities and routes
Class 592 units operate in the following cities:
Accidents and incidents
- On 9 September 2016, a class 593 unit was derailed at O Porriño. Four people were killed and 49 injured, seven seriously.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Renfe Class 592.|