2 nd class passenger compartment car (manufacturer’s designation: 157Aa) is designed for domestic and international operation with a maximum speed of 200 km/h on 1435 mm tracks.
157 Aa rail cars are suitable for the transport of persons with reduced mobility, including wheelchair users, being the first Polish rail cars fitted with electro-hydraulic lifts to enable comfortable access of the wheelchair from the platform onto the train.
An entry vestibule divides the car’s interior into two zones. One has been adapted to the needs of wheelchair users, while the other comprises 2 nd class compartments.
maximum speed (km/h)200 km/h
track gauge (mm)1435 mm