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Traveling on the Inspiro in Poland’s capital

35 six-car metro trains for Warsaw, Poland

The new metro trains of the Inspiro platform provide more comfort on metro Line M1 and on the new Line M2.

Growing fleet for increasing ridership in Warsaw

The Warsaw metropolis boasts a good 1.7 million registered residents and the number of metro passengers has tripled in just ten years.

In order to adapt the offered transport capacity to the ever-increasing ridership and to expand service to a wider inner-city area, the existing Line 1 of the Metro Warsaw has been extended, a second line built, and the vehicle fleet modernized and expanded with new trains.


In February 2011, Siemens was awarded the contract to supply 35 new six-car metro trains for Metro Warsaw – some 15 trains for Line M1 and the remaining trains for the new Line M2.

Metro trains for Warsaw

The Inspiro for the Warsaw metropolis

The metro trains for Warsaw – the first complete vehicles from the Inspiro family – were delivered to Warsaw by 2014. Lightweight construction methods and modern propulsion technology ensure a marked decrease in the consumption of energy. Energy savings combined with a recycling rate of approx. 95 percent make the Inspiro particularly environmentally friendly.


The forward-looking attitude of modern-day Warsaw is also reflected in the striking design of the Inspiro for the Polish capital. The open, modern interior – together with the unobstructed passageway throughout the train – contributes extensively to enhancing the passenger's sense of safety and comfort.

Highlights of the Warsaw metro trains

  • Significant energy savings – based on a reduced-weight aluminum lightweight construction with a cork/aluminum floor as well as on modern drive technology and LED lighting
  • High level of passenger safety – thanks to a CCTV system in the passenger compartment and emergency evacuation through the front exit door
  • Environmental friendliness – owing to a recycling rate of up to 95 percent
Inspiro Warsaw

The train is based on the modular Inspiro platform from Siemens. The carbody is designed as a lightweight aluminum-profile construction. The six-car trains have 66 percent traction. In the depot, the trains can be split into two halves, which can be moved separately for shunting purposes.

Design concept

The Inspiro design features a striking front car and side doors with a significant, octogonal visual effect.

Passenger compartment

The passenger compartment is decorated in the colors of the Metro Warsaw. In each passenger compartment are six displays for passenger information and a video surveillance system installed.

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