Some fast facts about the rolling stock used on the MAX system. There are four types of rail cars currently in use, and the links below will take you to more information about each car type.
Type 1: Cars 101-126. Manufactured by Bombardier; entered service 1986. The only high-floor cars in the system, and also the only cars that are single- articulated. Vehicle weight is 92,150 lbs; length is 89 ft; width is 8.5 ft. 76 seats. Not run as a single car as they are not ADA accessible, so will always be coupled to a Type 2 or Type 3.
Type 2: Cars 201-252. Manufactured by Siemens (SD660 model); entered service 1997. First low-floor cars in the US. Vehicle weight is 105,000 lbs; length is 92 ft; width is 8.5 ft. 64 seats. Can be run as a single car or coupled to a Type 1, 2, or 3.
Type 3: Cars 301-327. Manufactured by Siemens (SD660 model); entered service 2003. Functionally equivalent to Type 2 cars but with some updates. Can be run as a single car or coupled to a Type 1, 2, or 3.
Type 4: Cars 401-422. Manufactured by Siemens (Avanto S70 model); entered service 2009. Vehicle weight is 99,500 lbs, vehicle length is 95 ft; width is 8.7 ft. 68 seats. Not compatible with rest of fleet and cannot be run as a single car (always run coupled to another Type 4.)