Seibu 20000 series
|Seibu 20000 series|
8-car set 20158 on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line, June 2008
|Built at||Kudamatsu, Yamaguchi|
|Family name||Hitachi A-train|
|Number built||144 vehicles (16 sets)|
|Number in service||144 vehicles (16 sets)|
|Formation||8/10 cars per trainset|
|Depot(s)||Kotesashi, Minami-Iriso, Musashigaoka, Tamagawa-Josui|
|Line(s) served||Seibu Shinjuku Line, Seibu Ikebukuro Line|
|Car body construction||Aluminium|
|Car length||20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)|
|Doors||4 pairs per side|
|Maximum speed||105 km/h (65 mph)|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||overhead catenary|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
As of 1 April 2013, the fleet consists of eight 10-car sets and eight 8-car (20050 series) sets, based at Kotesashi, Minami-Iriso, Musashigaoka, and Tamagawa-Josui depots for use on Seibu Shinjuku Line and Seibu Ikebukuro Line services.
The 8-car sets are formed as shown below with four motored (M) cars and four unpowered trailer (T) cars, and car 8 at the Shinjuku/Ikebukuro end.
The 10-car sets are formed as shown below with five motored (M) cars and five unpowered trailer (T) cars, and car 10 at the Shinjuku/Ikebukuro end.
- The M1, M3, and M5 cars are each equipped with one single-arm pantograph.
Seating consists of sculpted longitudinal bench seating throughout, with an individual seat width of 460 mm (18 in) per person. Wheelchair spaces are provided in the two outermost cars at each end. Priority seats are provided at the end of each car. Scrolling LED passenger information displays are provided above the doorways.
The first train was built in 1999, undergoing test running before entering revenue service in 2000.
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