Nagoya Municipal Subway 5000 series

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Nagoya Municipal Subway 5000 series
Nagoya Municipal Subway 5000 series, April 2008
Nagoya Municipal Subway 5000 series
In service 1980–Present
Scrapped 2003–
Number built 138 vehicles (23 sets)
Number in service 84 vehicles (14 sets) (as of October 2012)
Number scrapped 54 vehicles (9 sets)
Formation 6 cars per trainset
Capacity 680
Operator Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya
Line(s) served Higashiyama Line
Specifications
Car body construction Aluminum alloy[1]
Car length 15,580 mm (613 in)
Width 2,508 mm (98.7 in)
Height 3,440 mm (135 in)
Floor height 960 mm (38 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 65 km/h (40 mph)
Acceleration 3.3 km/h/s
Electric system(s) 600 V DC
Current collection method Third rail
Braking system(s) Brake-by-wire hydraulic regenerative brakes
Safety system(s) ATC
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Nagoya Municipal Subway 5000 series (名古屋市交通局5000形?) is a rapid transit electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya on the Nagoya Subway Higashiyama Line in Japan since 1980.

Formation[edit]

As of October 2012, 14 six-car sets were still in operation, formed as follows.[1][2][3]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6
Designation Tc1 M2 M1 M1' M2' Tc2
Numbering 5100 5200 5300 5400 5500 5600
Weight (t) 22.0 24.2 24.2 24.2 24.2 22.0
Capacity
Total/seated
110/38 115/44 115/44 115/44 115/44 110/38

One car is designated as a "women-only car" during the morning and evening peak periods on weekdays as a measure to reduce sexual assault during crowded times.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "5000形(東山線)の主要緒元" [5000 series (Higashiyama Line) technical details]. Rolling stock guide (in Japanese). Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 
  2. ^ 私鉄車両編成表 2012 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2012]. Japan: JRR. July 2012. p. 99. ISBN 978-4-330-29911-2. 
  3. ^ "私鉄車両のうごき" [Private Rail Rolling Stock Changes]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (Japan: Kotsu Shimbun) 42 (345): p.127. January 2013. 
  4. ^ "女性専用車両" [Women-Only Cars]. Information (in Japanese). Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 

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