Nankai 12000 series
|Nankai 12000 series|
A 12000 series set on a Southern service, September 2011
|In service||1 September 2011–|
|Manufacturer||Tokyu Car Corporation (now Japan Transport Engineering Company)|
|Replaced||Nankai 10000 series|
|Number built||8 vehicles (2 sets)|
|Number in service||8 vehicles (2 sets)|
|Formation||4 cars per trainset|
|Operator||Nankai Electric Railway|
|Line(s) served||Nankai Main Line, Nankai Wakayamakō Line|
|Car body construction||Stainless steel|
|Car length||20,765 mm (end cars)
20,665 mm (intermediate cars)
|Floor height||1,150 mm|
|Maximum speed||120 km/h (75 mph)|
|Traction system||MB-5091-A2 (180 kW) x4 per motor car (Variable-frequency)|
|Power output||1,440 kW per 4-car set|
|Deceleration||3.7 km/h/s (service)
4.0 km/h/s (emergency)
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||Overhead wire|
|Multiple working||Nankai 8000 series|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
The Nankai 12000 series (南海12000系?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the Nankai Electric Railway in Japan on Southern Premium limited express services between Namba and Wakayamashi since 1 September 2011. Two 4-car trainsets were delivered, replacing the older 10000 series sets.
Passenger seats are 460 mm wide, 25 mm wider than in previous trains, and AC power outlets are provided.
The sets are formed as follows.
|Numbering||MoHa 12000||SaHa 12800||SaHa 12850||MoHa 12100|
The two end cars are each fitted with one PT7144-B single-arm pantograph.
- "南海電気鉄道 12000系（特急車両）" [Nankai Electric Railway 12000 series Limited Express EMU]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun) 40 (328): p.78–79. August 2011.
- "南海電気鉄道 12000系(特急車両)" [Nankai 12000 series limited express EMU]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun) 40 (327): p.69. July 2011.
- 南海電鉄：特急「サザン」に新型車両 今秋にも運転 [Nankai to introduce new trains on "Southern" limited express services from this autumn]. Mainichi jp (in Japanese). Japan: The Mainichi Newspapers. 17 January 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2011.
- 南海12000系が甲種輸送される [Nankai 12000 series delivered]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 8 February 2011. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
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