- Hitachi's medium and large type vehicles can maneuver around a curve radius as tight as 100 meters recommedablly. The small type vehicles can turn as tight as 60 meters recommendablly. Those vehicles can negotiate ther minimum curve radius to 70 meters for medium and large type and 40 meters for small type, if the numbers of tigt curves are limited or for non-revenue service portion like a depot or storage area.
- By employing rubber tires, Hitachi monorails can cope with a 6% grade within continuosly 400 meters long.
- The guideway (track beam) requires less space.
These features simplify the installation of Hitachi Monorail System, especially in developed urban areas where space is limited.
Max.6% (within 400 meters)
Recommendable Min: R100m (Large type, Medium type)