Hankyu 6000 series

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Hankyu 6000 series
HK-6000series-2.JPG
3-car 6000 series set on the Imazu Line (south section)
In service 1976–
Manufacturer Alna Kōki
Refurbishment 2001
Number built 140 vehicles
Number in service 131 vehicles (Hankyu Railway)
8 vehicles (Nose Electric Railway)
Number scrapped 1 vehicles
Formation 2/3/8 cars per trainset
Operator Hankyu Railway
Nose Electric Railway
Depot(s) Hirai, Nishinomiya
Line(s) served Hankyu Kobe Main Line
Hankyu Kobe Kosoku Line
Hankyu Imazu Line
Hankyu Kōyō Line
Hankyū Takarazuka Main Line
Hankyu Minoo Line
Nose Railway Myōken Line
Nose Railway Nissei Line
Specifications
Car body construction Steel
Aluminium alloy (Set 6000)
Car length 19,000 mm (62 ft 4 in)
Width 2,750 mm (9 ft 0 in)
Height 4,095 mm (13 ft 5.2 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 110 km/h (70 mph)
Traction system Resistor control
Acceleration 2.8 km/h/s
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies FS-369A, FS-069A
Braking system(s) Dynamic brake
Electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATS
Coupling system Shibata-type
Knuckle-type
Multiple working 7000 series, 8000 series, 8200 series, 9000 series
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Hankyu 6000 series (阪急電鉄6000系?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated in Japan by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway since 1976.

Formations[edit]

8-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc M' T T T T M M'c
Numbering 6000 6500 6550 6550 6550 6550 6600 6100

8-car mixed 6000/7000 series sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Tc M M' T T M M' Tc
Numbering 6050 7600 7500 7550 7550 7600 7500 6150
Designation Mc M' T T T T M M'c
Numbering 7000 7500 6550 7550 7550 6550 7600 7100

3+3-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6
Designation Mc T M'c Mc T M'c
Numbering 6000 6550 6100 6000 6550 6100

3-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3
Designation Mc T M'c
Numbering 6000 6550 6100

2-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2
Designation Mc M'c
Numbering 6000 6100

Resale[edit]

From 31 July 2014, eight-car set was sold to the Nose Electric Railway.

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