JR Shikoku 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|
|Number in service||18 vehicles (6 sets)|
|Formation||3 cars per trainset|
|Line(s) served||Seto-Ōhashi Line|
|Car body construction||Stainless steel|
|Car length||20,100 mm
|Maximum speed||130 km/h (80 mph)|
|Traction system||Variable frequency (IGBT)|
|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|
|Multiple working||223 series|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
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.
- Seto-Ōhashi Line (Marine Liner)
Trainsets are formed as follows.
Car 3 is equipped with one S-PS60 scissors-type pantograph.
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.
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