157A – 2nd class passenger coach with compartments

The passenger coach of 2nd class with compartments and the factory designation ‘157A’ is designed for domestic and international traffic with a speed up to 200 km/h on tracks with a gauge of 1435mm.

157A passenger coaches are designed for transporting passengers with reduced mobility, including wheelchair users and they are the first passenger coaches produced in Poland equipped with an electric-pneumatic lift, which facilitates independent boarding of people with disabilities from train station platforms.
The inner space of the passenger coach is divided by a central entrance vestibule into two zones. The first zone is adapted to the needs of people in wheelchairs, while the second contains second class compartments.


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