VARIOBAHN is a low-floor tram with lots of potential to be customised. The VARIOBAHN is a multi-articulated tram for urban use with a maximum speed of 80 km/h.
The VARIOBAHN is a three to seven-car Low-floor tram. Thanks to the comprehensive potential for customisation, the VARIOBAHN is available in different lengths and widths, and Gauges as Uni- or Bi-directional vehicle. The bogie assemblies can be equipped with steel springs or with the option of a pneumatic suspension. The doors in the passenger carriages, as well as on the front/end carriages can be freely configured. In addition to that, the VARIOBAHN is also characterised by scalable seating and standing capacity. The VARIOBAHN operated by BYBANEN received the red dot award in 2011.
The first VARIOBAHN was built as a prototype in 1993 and was deployed in Chemnitz.