Keisei 3000 series

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Keisei 3000 series
Keisei Electric Railway 3000(2nd).jpg
6-car set 3014, October 2008
In service 2003–Present
Manufacturer J-TREC, Nippon Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corporation
Constructed 2002–
Number built 192 vehicles (30 sets)
Number in service 176 vehicles (28 sets)
Formation 6/8 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers 3001–3026
Capacity 776 passengers (6-car)
1,042 passengers (8-car)
Operator Keisei Electric Railway
Specifications
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length 18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in)
Width 2,768 mm (9 ft 1 in)
Height 4,050 mm (13 ft 3 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Traction system IGBT - VVVF
Acceleration 3.5 km/h/s
Deceleration 4.0 km/h/s (in service)
4.5 km/h/s (emergency)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies FS-564 (motored), FS-064 (trailer)
Safety system(s) ATS
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Keisei 3000 series (京成3000形?) is a DC electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Keisei Electric Railway on commuter services in the Tokyo area of Japan since 2003.[1]

Operations[edit]

The 8-car sets are also used on inter-running services via the Toei Asakusa Line to and from the Keikyu Main Line.[2]

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2014, the fleet consists of four 8-car sets (3001, 3026, and 3027) and 24 6-car sets (3002 to 3025) formed as shown below.[2][3]

8-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation M2cN M1N TN M2 M1' TS M1S M2cS
Numbering 30xx-1 30xx-2 30xx-3 30xx-4 30xx-5 30xx-6 30xx-7 30xx-8
Weight (t) 33.0 33.0 27.0 30.0 32.0 27.0 33.0 33.0
Capacity (total/seated) 122/43 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 122/43
  • "xx" corresponds to the set number.
  • Cars 2 and 7 each have two single-arm pantographs, and car 5 is fitted with one.[2]

6-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6
Designation M2cN M1N TN TS M1S M2cS
Numbering 30xx-1 30xx-2 30xx-3 30xx-6 30xx-7 30xx-8
Weight (t) 33.0 33.0 27.0 27.0 33.0 33.0
Capacity (total/seated) 122/43 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 122/43
  • "xx" corresponds to the set number.
  • Cars 2 and 7 each have two single-arm pantographs.[2]

Interior[edit]

Seating accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating throughout.[3]

History[edit]

A second 8-car set, 3026, was delivered from the Nippon Sharyo factory in Toyokawa, Aichi in January 2013, approximately five years after the last previous set was built.[4] A third 8-car set, 3027, was built by J-TREC in Yokohama, and delivered in March 2013.[2]

Fleet build details[edit]

8-car sets[edit]

The build histories for the 8-car sets are as shown below.[2]

Set No. Manufacturer Date delivered
3001 - -
3026 Nippon Sharyo 4 February 2013
3027 J-TREC, Yokohama 4 March 2013
3028 Nippon Sharyo 24 February 2014
3029 - -
3030 Nippon Sharyo January 2015[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 成田スカイアクセスと京成線で活躍する車両 [Trains active on the Narita Sky Access and Keisei lines]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (Japan: Kotsu Shimbun) 39 (316): p.31–43. August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f 私鉄車両編成表 2014 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2014] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 24 July 2014. p. 28. ISBN 978-4-330-48414-3. 
  3. ^ a b 京成電鉄3000形 [Keisei Electric Railway 3000 series]. Japan Railfan Magazine (in Japanese) (Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd.) 43 (503): p.48–53. March 2003. 
  4. ^ 3000形甲種輸送 [3000 series delivered]. RM News (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing Ltd. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  5. ^ 京成3000形が甲種輸送される [Keisei 3000 series delivered]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 

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