[DE] Video: First test run with DB 490 series S-Bahn EMU in Hamburg with journalists

The new commuter train class 490 for the city of Hamburg was presented to media representatives during a test run on November 9th, 2017. A video:

ET490 for the S-Bahn Hamburg:

  • 2012: sixty 3-car trains are ordered by Deutsche Bahn:
  • 31 x single system: 1200V DC – 0490.0 / 1490.0 / 0490.5
  • 29 x two-system: 1200 V DC + 15kV 16 2/3 Hz AC – 0490.1 / 1490.1 / 0490.6
  • 2016: twelve additional single system sets are being order by the city of Hamburg
  • extra orders must be placed before the end of 2018




27.02.2017: a test run with 490 604 Berlin – Stendal bound to Braunschweig. Photo: Andreas Meier

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