JR Shikoku 5000 series

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5000 series
5000 series on a Marine Liner rapid service, December 2006
In service October 2003–Present
Manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries (5000,5200), Tokyu Car Corporation (5100)
Built at Kobe, Yokohama
Replaced 213 series
Constructed 2003
Number in service 18 vehicles (6 sets)
Formation 3 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers M1–M6
Operator JR Shikoku
Depot(s) Takamatsu
Line(s) served Seto-Ōhashi Line
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length 20,100 mm
20,860 mm(5100)
Width 2,950 mm
Height 3,640 mm
4,070 mm(5100)
Maximum speed 130 km/h (80 mph)
Traction system Variable frequency (IGBT)
Acceleration 2.5 km/h/s
Deceleration 4.3 km/h/s (5.2km/h/s for emergency brake)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC overhead
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies S-DT63(powered car,5000), S-TR63(trailer car,5200), S-TR64(trailer car,5100)
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATS-SS
Coupling system Shibata-Type
Multiple working 223 series
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 5000 series (5000系?) is a suburban electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Shikoku Railway Company (JR Shikoku) in Shikoku, Japan.

Seven 2-car sets were introduced in 2003 by JR Shikoku along with the JR West 223-5000 series. 223-2000 series cars were later added to each set, and these were renumbered 5201 to 5207.

The 5100 type bilevel cab cars received the 47th Blue Ribbon Award in 2004.


JR Shikoku[edit]

JR West[edit]


Trainsets are formed as follows.[1]

Car No. 1 2 3
Designation Tswc T Mc
Numbering 5100 5200 5000

Car 3 is equipped with one S-PS60 scissors-type pantograph.[1]



The 5000 series sets were all delivered during August 2003, and entered revenue service from the start of the revised timetable on 1 October 2003.[1]


  1. ^ a b c JR電車編成表 2011夏 [JR EMU Formations - Summer 2011]. Japan: JRR. May 2010. p. 202. ISBN 978-4-330-21211-1. 

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