Tatra K2
Number built 567
Built from 1966-1983
Length 21,600 mm
Width 2,500 mm
Height 3,050 mm
Maximum power 160 kW
Passenger capacity 49 seats
108 standing
Manufacturer ČKD Tatra

Tatra K2 - sign of tram produced from 1966 to 1983 in ČKD in Prague.


The construction of the tram is derived directly from the Tatra T3, and this is actually his articulated, two-section version. Like its predecessor - Tatra K1 - K2 is a compound, articulated, one-way tram, equipped with four folding doors. Box are mounted on three-axle bogies (two extreme fuel, central rolling), which can be adapted to gauge 1435 mm and 1000 mm. Tram is a series of electrical equipment start-up resistance UA12. A tram hasnt got a low floor. Positioned inside the seat of the laminate in a 2 +1 arrangement.



The prototype was produced in 1966 and started test runs in Prague. Then he operated until 1968 in Bridge, and then in Brno. The second prototype was sold to Novosibirsk. Total produced 231 copies of this version and it was earmarked for the cities of Czechoslovakia: Bratislava, Brno and Ostrava. During the operation of vehicles shall have been upgrades (for example, is currently in Ostrava, all vehicles have been upgraded), and so modified cars also received a new designation:

  • Tatra k2G - electrical equipment TV8 with GTO thyristors
  • K2R Tatra, Tatra K2R.03 - electrical equipment TV8 with GTO thyristors, new look
  • Tatra K2R.03-P - Progress TV, electrical equipment, new look
  • Tatra K2T - electrical equipment for thyristor TV14 IGBT
  • Tatra K2P - electrical equipment TV Progress
  • Tatra K3R-N (Tatra K3R.N) - TV Progress electrical equipment, new look, added additional low-floor center member
  • Tatra K2S - electrical equipment or TV TV14 Progress of IGBT thyristors, new look

Also retained a number of trams with original furnishings and historic cars of this type are in the Czech Republic in the Technical Museum in Brno (no. 1095) and Ostrava (No. 804) and Slovakia in Bratislava, Slovakia (No. 317).


This version was intended for cities of the USSR and in total 246 units delivered to the cities: Kharkiv, Kuibyshev, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Sverdlovsk, Tula, and Ufa. Currently, cars in this series are no longer operated, and is the only active car No 801 from Ekaterinburg (formerly Sverdlovsk) in 1998 reclassified the history.


K2YU version is designed for Sarajevo in what was then Yugoslavia, and differed from the basic version of the details. Delivered 90 wagons. Currently, they are subjected to comprehensive upgrades, and labeled as Satram. 20 vehicles operated K2YU is also in Brno, Ostrava and Bratislava.

Modernization of wagonsEdit


Version K3R-N (also denoted as K3R.N) is far-reaching modification of tram Tatra K2. Modernization of the company held Sumperk Pars Nova, and it includes inserting the middle section of the low-floor, installation of electrical equipment TV Progress, mid-term of the pantograph, changing appearance and interior refurbishment. However, modernization has not included the exchange of the door. Modernized in the years 2002 - 2004 Two wagons are exploited in Brno.

Satra IIEdit

Supplied in quantities of 25 pieces based on the updated wagons two-piece box of the car K2YU. Modernization made the company the company Pars nova as were inside the tram (including cabin motorniczego), installed new doors and changed his forehead odskokowe car. Mentioned as part of the electric motors asynchronous mounting Siemens AG.

Satra IIIEdit

12 pieces of wagons K2YU type in the company upgraded the company Pars nova as by adding a middle section of the part of low-floor and the platform for a wheelchair. Moreover, modernized interior and face the car and asynchronous motors installed by Siemens.


City Year K2 K2SU K2YU Total
800px-Flag of Slovakia.svg Bratislava 1969-1983 89 0 0 89
800px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Brno 1967-1983 132 0 0 132
800px-Flag of Ukraine.svg Kharkiv 1968-1969 0 35 0 35
800px-Flag of Russia.svg Moscow 1967-1969 0 60 0 60
800px-Flag of Russia.svg Novosibirsk 1966-1969 0 36 0 36
800px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Ostrava 1966-1983 10 0 0 10
800px-Flag of Russia.svg Rostov-on-Don 1968 0 5 0 5
800px-Flag of Russia.svg Samara 1967-1969 0 35 0 35
800px-Flag of Bosnia and Hercegowina.svg Sarajevo 1973-1983 0 0 90 90
800px-Flag of Russia.svg Tula 1968-1969 0 20 0 20
800px-Flag of Russia.svg Ufa 1968-1969 0 35 0 35
800px-Flag of Russia.svg Yekaterinburg 1967-1969 0 20 0 20
Total 231 246 90 567

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Trams manufactured by ČKD Tatra
Normal trams: T1T2T3T4T5A5T5B6T5C5T6A2T6A5T6B5T6C5T7B5
Articulated trams: K1K2K5KT4KT8D5
Low-floor trams: RT6N1RT6SRT8M