Hankyu 2300 series
|Hankyu 2300 series|
A 2300 series on a Semi-express service, April 2007.
|Number built||78 vehicles|
|Number in service||28 vehicles (4 sets)|
|Number preserved||2 vehicles|
|Number scrapped||48 vehicles|
|Formation||7 (formerly 2/3/4/5/6) cars per trainset|
|Line(s) served||Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
Hankyu Senri Line
|Car body construction||Steel|
|Car length||19,000 mm (62 ft 4 in)|
|Width||2,808 mm (9 ft 2.6 in)|
|Height||4,120 mm (13 ft 6 in)|
|Doors||3 pairs per side|
|Maximum speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
|Traction system||Field chopper control|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||Overhead catenary|
|Braking system(s)||Regenerative brake
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
The Hankyu 2300 series (阪急電鉄2300系?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated in Japan by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway since 1960. It was the recipient of the inaugural Laurel Prize presented by the Japan Railfan Club in 1961.
- The "Mc" and "Mo" cars are each fitted with two lozenge-type pantographs.
Passenger accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating throughout.
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