|KTM 23 (71-623-03)|
|Traction power supply|
|ATB max. 75km/h|
The KTM 23 tram (officially: type 71-623) is a Russian low-floor tram from UKVZ; the Ust-Katav wagon factory (Oest-Katavskiy Vagonstroitelniy Zavod).
This type has been build in both single (71-623 and 71-623-02) and bi-directional (71-623-03) variation. In the second variant (used in St. Petersburg) the trams are equiped with doors on the left side, and are coupled back-to-back.
According to Russian Wikipedia, 300 KTM 23 units where build, which run in 17 Russian cities and 4 forein cities. Of the bidirectional variation (71-623-03), 16 units where build.
Operations In Simulator
In Metrosimulator, the KTM 23 is devided into three series:
The 9301-9320 are in the colorscheme of St. Petersburg, the example for this tram.
The 9321-9340 are in the colorscheme of R-net. They would probably have been painted in this scheme, if they would be in service in the Netherlands.
The 9341-9375 are repaintable. You will find the texture file (KTM23.png) under 'Data/custom/textures'. This file is delivered in the Moskow colorscheme, but you can change it to your own specifications.
In Rijndam 2020, you can use this tram on lines T1 and T2.
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