Chichibu Railway 500 series
|Chichibu Railway 500 series|
500 series at Omaeda Station, 1989
|Number built||18 vehicles (9 sets)|
|Number scrapped||18 vehicles|
|Formation||2 cars per trainset|
|Line(s) served||Chichibu Main Line|
|Car body construction||Steel|
|Car length||20 m|
|Doors||2 per side|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||Overhead wire|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
The Chichibu Railway 500 series (秩父鉄道500系) was an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type for local services on the Chichibu Main Line operated by the Chichibu Railway in Japan between 1962 and 1992.
The trains were formed as follows.
- DeHa 500 + KuHa 600
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- "秩父の電車たち" [Trains of the Chichibu Railway]. Japan Railfan Magazine. Vol. 48 no. 564. Japan: Kōyūsha. April 2008. pp. 92–99.