Keikyu 600 series
|Keikyu 600 series|
Unrefurbished 600 series, May 2008
|Number built||88 vehicles (14 sets)|
|Number in service||88 vehicles (14 sets)|
|Formation||4/8 cars per trainset|
|Car body construction||Aluminium|
|Car length||18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in)|
|Width||2,830 mm (9 ft 3 in)|
|Doors||3 pairs per side|
|Maximum speed||120 km/h (75 mph)|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||overhead wire|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
The Keikyu 600 series (京急600形?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by private railway operator Keikyu on commuter services in the Tokyo area of Japan since 1994. They were introduced to replace the ageing 1000 series sets on limited express services.
The 8-car sets 601 to 607 are formed as follows, with six motored (M) cars and two trailer (T) cars.
- The "x" in the car numbers corresponds to the set number.
- The "M1c" and "M1" cars are each fitted with one lozenge-type pantograph, and the "M1'" car is fitted with two pantographs.
The 8-car set 608 is formed as follows, with four motored (M) cars and four trailer (T) cars.
- The two "Tp1" cars are each fitted with two single-arm pantographs.
The 4-car sets are formed as follows, with two motored (M) cars and two trailer (T) cars.
- The "Tp2" car is fitted with two single-arm pantographs.
Set 606 is painted in a special "Blue Sky Train" livery.
The first batch of sets introduced featured transverse facing seating bays throughout, but later sets featured longitudinal seating, and from 2004, the earlier seats were also modified with some transverse seating bays replaced by longitudinal seats.
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