Toei Class E5000

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Toei Class E5000
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E5000 class loco number E5002, October 2006
Specifications
Power type Electric
Builder Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Total produced 4
UIC classification Bo-Bo
Gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Length 12,500 mm
Width 2,470 mm
Height 3,145 mm
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection
method
Overhead catenary
Traction motors 190 kW x 4
Top speed 70 km/h (45 mph)
Power output 760 kW
Career
Railroad(s) Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation
Number in class 4
Number E5001–E5004
Locale Tokyo
Delivered 2005

The E5000 (E5000形?) is a class of four DC electric locomotives operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei) in Japan.

Four locos (numbered E5001 to E5004) were delivered from Kawasaki Heavy Industries in 2005 for use in hauling linear-motor powered Ōedo Line trainsets to the Magome Workshops on the Asakusa Line in Ōta, Tokyo for heavy overhaul from 2006 following the completion of the Shiodome Link Line.[1] They are single-ended locomotives which work as permanently coupled pairs.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kajiwara, Hisashi (July 2009). "公営地下鉄在籍両数ビッグ3 東京都交通局" [Top 3 Subway Vehicle Owners: Toei]. Japan Railfan Magazine (Japan: Kōyūsha) 49 (579): p.128–139. 
  2. ^ "東京都交通局E5000形電気機関車" [Toei Class E5000 Electric Locomotives]. Railway Magazine (Japan: Neko Publishing) (263): p78–79. August 2005.