Tokyo Metro 8000 series

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Tokyo Metro 8000 series
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Hanzōmon Line 8000 series
In service 1980–Present
Manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kinki Sharyo, Nippon Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corporation
Number built 190 vehicles (19 sets)
Formation 10 cars per trainset
Operator Tokyo Metro
Depot(s) Saginuma
Line(s) served Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line
Specifications
Maximum speed 100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration 3.3 km/h/s
Deceleration 3.5 km/h/s (4.5 km/h/s for emergency brake)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC overhead
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Tokyo Metro 8000 series (東京地下鉄8000系 Tōkyō Chikatetsu 8000-kei?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Tokyo Metro on the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line in Tokyo, Japan.

A total of 190 cars (19 10-car sets) were built between 1980 and 1994 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kinki Sharyo, Nippon Sharyo, and Tokyu Car Corporation.

Technical details[edit]

Original sets[edit]

  • Motor output: 160 kW
  • MT ratio: 6M4T
  • Total train power output: 3,840 kW
  • Control system: Chopper control

Refurbished (B-refurbishment) sets[edit]

  • Motor output: 165 kW
  • MT ratio: 5M5T
  • Total train power output: 3,300 kW
  • Control system: IGBT-VVVF control

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2012, the fleet of 19 ten-car sets consists of six unrefurbished sets and thirteen refurbished sets formed as shown below, with car 1 at the Oshiage (northern) end.[1]

Original unrefurbished sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Designation CT1 M1 M2' M1 Mc2 Tc1 T2' M1 M2 CT2
Numbering 8100 8200 8300 8400 8500 8600 8700 8800 8900 8000

Cars 2, 4, and 8 each have two lozenge-type pantographs.[1]

Refurbished sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Designation CT1 M1 T3 M1 Mc2 Tc1 T2' M1 M2 CT2
Numbering 8100 8200 8300 8400 8500 8600 8700 8800 8900 8000

Cars 2, 4, and 8 each have two lozenge-type pantographs.[1]

Interior[edit]

Cars 3 and 9 in the refurbished sets have a wheelchair space.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 私鉄車両編成表 2012 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2012]. Japan: JRR. July 2012. p. 73. ISBN 978-4-330-29911-2. 

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