A railcar is self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers. The term “railcar” is usually used in reference to a train consisting of a single coach (carriage, car), with a driver’s cab at one or both ends.

A very rare railcar – AR2 was built by RVR (Rīgas Vagonbūves Rūpnīca), which is one of the largest machine-building plants in Latvia. There were only two units built by RVR – AR2-01 and AR2-02. The first is operating in Latvia and AB „Lietuvos Geležinkeliai“ (Lithuania railways) owns AR2-2.

Power: 310 kw;
Operational speed: 74 mph;
Weight: 50 t;
Passenger seats: 76.

Photo by:
R. Povilauskas

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