On 25/10/2020 15:43, Mal Rowe wrote:
> ... it does correctly show that the two end sections are at right angles as they go around the corner.
> The Citadis design probably does not allow as much of an angle at the articulation joint.
> The Bombardier E class has two bends at around 45 degrees, while a 5 section Citadis C2 rounding the same corner would have three bends at 30 degrees and a 3 section Citadis C1 at Collins St would probably not have the 90 degree difference between the two ends.
The TDU Fact Checker examined Mal Rowe's claims about the articulation angle of E class trams and found them to be EXAGGERATED.
The attached pic of an E going around the sharpest corner on route 86 shows that the two ends would not be at right angles.
However, the comparative differences between Es and Cs would be roughly as Mal suggested.
Mal Rowe - checking his own "dodgy facts"