Osaka Municipal Subway 30000 series

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Osaka Municipal Subway 30000 series
Osaka Subway 32601F 20090918.jpg
Tanimachi Line set 32601 at Yao Depot, September 2009
In service 2009–
Manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kinki Sharyo
Replaced 30 series, 10 series
Constructed 2008–
Number under construction 208 vehicles (25 sets on order)
Formation 6/10 cars per trainset
Operator Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s) served Tanimachi Line, Midōsuji Line, Kitakyu Namboku Line
Specifications
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length

18,700 mm (32000 intermediate cars), 18,900 mm (32000 end cars)[1]

18,000 mm (31000 intermediate cars), 18,200 mm (31000 end cars)[2]
Width 2,890 mm (32000)
2,800 mm (31000)[2]
Doors 4 pairs per side
Maximum speed 70 km/h (45 mph)[1]
Traction system Four 140 kW (190 hp) traction motors per motor car (Variable-frequency)
Power output 560 kW (750 hp) per motor car
Acceleration 2.5 km/h/s(32000)[1]
2.8 km/h/s(31000)[2]
Deceleration 3.5 km/h/s (4.5 km/h/s emergency)
Electric system(s) 750 V DC
Current collection method Third rail
Safety system(s) WS-ATC
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Osaka Municipal Subway 30000 series (大阪市交通局30000系?) is a rapid transit electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Osaka Municipal Subway in Japan since 2009.

Based on the New 20 series design, thirteen 6-car sets are on order to replace the older 30 series sets on the Tanimachi Line. The first set was unveiled in October 2008,[3] and entered service on 18 March 2009.[4]

12 10-car 30000 series sets are also on order for use on the Midōsuji Line, with the first set scheduled to enter service from 10 December 2011, replacing the older 10 series sets.[2][5]

Formation[edit]

The 6-car Tanimachi Line trainsets are formed as follows, with car 1 at the Yao-Minami end.[1][6]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6
Designation Tec1 Mb1' T' Mb2 Ma2 Tec2
Numbering 32600 32100 32800 32300 32200 32900

The 10-car Midōsuji Line trainsets are formed as follows, with car 1 at the Nakamozu end.[2]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Designation Tec2 Ma2 Mb2 T T' Mb1' Te Mb1 Ma1 Tec1
Numbering 31900 31200 31300 31500 31800 31400 31700 31100 31000 31600

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "大阪市交通局30000系" [Osaka Municipal Subway 30000 series], Japan Railfan Magazine 49 (573), January 2009: p76–79 
  2. ^ a b c d e "大阪市交通局 30000系(地下鉄御堂筋線)" [Osaka Municipal Subway 30000 series (Midōsuji Line)]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun) 40 (327): p.72. July 2011. 
  3. ^ "地下鉄 谷町線に新型車両を導入します" (21 October 2008. Retrieved on 21 October 2008. (Japanese)
  4. ^ Japan Railfan Magazine Online: "大阪市交通局30000系,営業運転を開始" (18 March 2009). Retrieved on 28 April 2009. (Japanese)
  5. ^ "12月10日、御堂筋線に新型車両「30000系」がデビューします" [New 30000 series trains to enter service on Midosuji Line, 10 December]. News release (in Japanese). Japan: Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau. December 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2011. 
  6. ^ 私鉄車両編成表 2010 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2010]. Japan: JRR. August 2010. p. 137. ISBN 978-4-330-15310-0. 

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