Diesel Railcar Class DM12, Finland

In August 2001 obtained ČKD VAGONKA, a.s. the prestigious order for delivery of 16 railcars Dm12 with an option for next 20 vehicles for Finnish Railways. The railcars are designed for the max. speed of 120 kph, on the basis of railcars class 843, but with radical innovations. Four-axle cars with steel body-shell are equipped with driving aggregates with engines MAN and gearbox VOITH placed in underframe with one drive axle. The interior of the car is divided into three compartments, two entrance vestibules and two drivers' cabs. The front part of the car is designed for transport of handicapped people for which purpose is also designed large closed toilet system Evac 2000.

OperatorFinnish Railways, VR
Lines operatedPieksämäki – Joensuu, Iisalmi – Ylivieska, Parikkala – Savonlinna, Karja – Hanko, Tampere – Haapamäki, Joensuu – Nurmes
Term of delivery2005 - 2006
TypeRailcar Class DM12
Number of vehicles16 pcs
Track gauge1524 mm
Maximum speed120 kmph
Power2 x 301 kW
Number of seats63

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