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The '''MG2''' stock was the first type of passenger rolling stock on the metro system of Rotterdam . The trains were built in four batches between 1966 and 1975. There are a few visual as well as technical differences between the four batches. The fleet was refurbished between 1985 and 1989. The trains were always limited to the North-south line and the Marconiplein - De Terp route on the East-west line if necessary, because they were never equipped with pantographs for overhead wire but third rail shoes instead. Thus the trains cannot operate between Capelsebrug and Binnenhof/De Tochten. The trains were also never fitted with the ZUB protection system to operate on the "Randstadrail" system which runs on the Slinge - Den Haag Centraal route on the North-south line. The fleet consists of 71 cars.
 
The '''MG2''' stock was the first type of passenger rolling stock on the metro system of Rotterdam . The trains were built in four batches between 1966 and 1975. There are a few visual as well as technical differences between the four batches. The fleet was refurbished between 1985 and 1989. The trains were always limited to the North-south line and the Marconiplein - De Terp route on the East-west line if necessary, because they were never equipped with pantographs for overhead wire but third rail shoes instead. Thus the trains cannot operate between Capelsebrug and Binnenhof/De Tochten. The trains were also never fitted with the ZUB protection system to operate on the "Randstadrail" system which runs on the Slinge - Den Haag Centraal route on the North-south line. The fleet consists of 71 cars.
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==In the simulator==
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Like the MG2/1, these trains can be used on third-rail and ATB-protected parts of the network. It includes
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* In [[Simvliet]]:
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**The entire line [[Line C (Simvliet)|C]]
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**parts of [[Line A (Simvliet)|A]] and [[Line B (Simvliet)|B]] (between [[Simvliet Airport]] and [[Stadionweg]] / [[Tussenvelden]])
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* In [[Rijndam]]:
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**Section [[Molenwijk]] - [[Noorderpoort]] / [[Westpoort]] of the [[Line M1 (Rijndam)|M1]]
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**Section [[Centraal Station (Rijndam)]] - [[Station Westplein]] of the [[Line M2 (Rijndam)|M2]] and [[Line M3 (Rijndam)|M3]]
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**Whole lines M4 and M6
  
  

Latest revision as of 15:15, 10 October 2019

MG2
MG2 Screenshot.png
Series
5000, 5050, 5100 and 5150
Traction power supply
Third rail
Protection
ATB max. speed 78km/h

The MG2 stock was the first type of passenger rolling stock on the metro system of Rotterdam . The trains were built in four batches between 1966 and 1975. There are a few visual as well as technical differences between the four batches. The fleet was refurbished between 1985 and 1989. The trains were always limited to the North-south line and the Marconiplein - De Terp route on the East-west line if necessary, because they were never equipped with pantographs for overhead wire but third rail shoes instead. Thus the trains cannot operate between Capelsebrug and Binnenhof/De Tochten. The trains were also never fitted with the ZUB protection system to operate on the "Randstadrail" system which runs on the Slinge - Den Haag Centraal route on the North-south line. The fleet consists of 71 cars.

In the simulator

Like the MG2/1, these trains can be used on third-rail and ATB-protected parts of the network. It includes


First batch : MG2-I series 5000, numberings: 5001-5027, total 27 cars, years built: 1966-1967.

Second batch: MG2-II series 5050, numberings: 5051-5066, total 16 cars, years built: 1969-1970.

Third batch : MG2-III series 5100, numberings: 5101-5126, total 26 cars, years built: 1973-1974.

Fourth batch: MG2-IV series 5150, numberings: 5151-5152, total 2 cars, years built: 1975


Gallery

In the Simulator

In the virtual town "Simvliet" and "Rijndam" these trains can be used on third rail-electrified sections of the network only.