Hankyu 8300 series

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Hankyu 8300 series
Hankyu8300Series.jpg
8-car set 8302 on a Semi-express service, August 2009
In service 1989–
Manufacturer Alna Kōki
Number built 84 vehicles (15 sets)
Number in service 84 vehicles (15 sets)
Formation 2/6/8 cars per trainset
Operator Hankyu Railway
Depot(s) Katsura
Line(s) served Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
Hankyu Senri Line
Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line
Specifications
Car body construction Aluminium alloy
Car length 18,900 mm (62 ft 0 in)
Width 2,850 mm (9 ft 4 in)
Height 4,095 mm (13 ft 5.2 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 115 km/h (70 mph)
Traction system Variable frequency (GTO)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies FS-369A, FS-069A
SS-139A, SS-039A
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake
Electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATS, ATC
Coupling system Shibata-type
Multiple working 7300 series
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Hankyu 8300 series (阪急電鉄8300系?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated in Japan by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway since 1989.[1]

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2012, the fleet consists of 84 vehicles formed as five 8-car sets, four 6+2-car sets, and two 6-car sets which normally run coupled with 2-car 7300 series sets.[2]

8-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc1 M2 T1 T2 T2 T1 M1 Mc2
Numbering 8300 8900 8850 8950 8950 8850 8800 8400
  • The "Mc1" and "M1" cars are each fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.[2]
  • The "Mc1" and "M1" cars of set 8315 are each fitted with two single-arm pantographs.[2]
  • Sets from 8303 onward have a modified front end design.[2]

2+6-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc1 Tc Mc1 T1 T2 T1 M1 Mc2
Numbering 8300 8450 8300 8850 8950 8850 8800 8400
  • The "Mc1" and "M1" cars are each fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.[2]

2+6-car mixed 7300/8300 series sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc Tc Mc1 T1 T2 T1 M1 Mc2
Numbering 7300 7450 8300 8850 8950 8850 8800 8400
  • The "Mc", "Mc1", and "M1" cars are each fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.[2]

Interior[edit]

Passenger accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating throughout.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 私鉄車両年鑑2012 [Japan Private Railways Annual 2012]. Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. February 2012. p. 72. ISBN 978-4-86320-549-9. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f 私鉄車両編成表 2012 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2012]. Japan: JRR. July 2012. p. 140. ISBN 978-4-330-29911-2.