Chūō Liner

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Chūō Liner
E257 Chuo Liner 1 Kanda 20080422.JPG
An E257 series EMU on a down evening Chūō Liner service (April 2008)
Overview
Service type Liner
Locale Kanto region, Japan
First service 1991
Current operator(s) JR East
Route
Start Tokyo
End Takao
Line used Chūō Rapid Line
On-board services
Class(es) Green + Standard class
Technical
Rolling stock E351 series and E257 series EMUs
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC overhead

The Chūō Liner (中央ライナー?) is a limited-stop reserved-seat "Home Liner" service for commuters on the Chūō Rapid Line operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The train operates on weekdays only. All seats are reserved with a supplement of 500 yen (700 yen for Green car).

Route[edit]

(Tokyo) - Shinjuku - Tachikawa - Hachiōji - (Takao)

Service outline[edit]

(as of 15 March 2008)

Morning[edit]

  • Chūō Liner 2: Takao to Shinjuku

Evening[edit]

  • Chūō Liner 1: Tokyo to Takao (9-car E257)
  • Chūō Liner 3: Tokyo to Hachiōji (11-car E257)
  • Chūō Liner 5: Tokyo to Takao (9-car E257)
  • Chūō Liner 7: Tokyo to Takao (9-car E257)
  • Chūō Liner 9: Tokyo to Hachiōji (12-car E351)
  • Chūō Liner 11: Tokyo to Takao (11-car E257)
  • Chūō Liner 4: Hachiōji to Shinjuku
  • Chūō Liner 6: Takao to Shinjuku

Rolling stock[edit]

183 series EMU displaying Chūō Liner headboard panel

Past rolling stock[edit]

  • 183 series 9-car EMUs (from March 16, 1991 until March 14, 2008)

Formations[edit]

E257 series[edit]

←Tokyo/Shinjuku Hachiōji/Takao→
1 2 - 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Reserved Reserved - Reserved Reserved Reserved Reserved Reserved Re Grn Reserved Reserved Reserved

E351 series[edit]

←Tokyo/Shinjuku   Hachiōji→
1
Reserved
2

Reserved

3
Reserved
4
Reserved
- 5
Reserved
6
Reserved
7

Reserved

8

Reserved

9
Green
10

Reserved

11

Reserved

12

Reserved

See also[edit]

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