Published: 22-09-2009 photo #7514 0 comments 0 votes
Photographed at Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Central) station on 22 September 2009.
ICE 3 (Inter-City Express type 3) is a family of high-speed EMUs of Deutsche Bahn. This is a Class 403, which was designed to create a higher-powered, lighter train than its predecessors. This was achieved by distributing its 16 traction motors underneath the whole train. The train is licensed for 330 km/h (205 mph) and has reached 368 km/h (228.68 mph) on trial runs. On regular Inter-City Express services they run at up to 300 km/h (187 mph), the maximum design speed of German high-speed lines.
See also picture 7513