Hankyu 7300 series

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Hankyu 7300 series
Hankyu 7320F 20081003.jpg
The first refurbished set, set 7320, in October 2008
In service 1982–
Manufacturer Alna Kōki
Refurbishment 2008, 2014
Number built 83 vehicles (14 sets)
Number in service 82 vehicles (14 sets)
Formation 2/6/8 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Hankyu Railway
Depot(s) Katsura
Line(s) served Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
Hankyu Senri Line
Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line
Specifications
Car body construction Steel
Aluminium alloy
Car length 18,900 mm (62 ft 0 in)
Width 2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Height 4,095 mm (13 ft 5.2 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 115 km/h (70 mph)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies FS-369A, FS-069A
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake
Electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATS, ATC
Coupling system Shibata-type
Multiple working 8300 series, 9300 series
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Hankyu 7300 series (阪急電鉄7300系?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated in Japan by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway since 1982.[1]

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2015, the fleet consists of 83 cars formed as eight-car, six-car, and two-car sets as follows, with one car spare.[2]

8-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc M' T T T T M M'c
Numbering 7300 7800 7850 7850 7850 7850 7900 7400
  • The "Mc" and "M" cars are each fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.

2+6-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc Tc Mc T T T M M'c
Numbering 7300 7450 7300 7800 7850 7850 7900 7400
  • The "Mc" and "M" cars are each fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.

2-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2
Designation Mc Tc
Numbering 7300 7450
  • The "Mc" cars are each fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.

Interior[edit]

Passenger accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating throughout.[1]

History[edit]

A 7300 series train in original style in July 2006

The 7300 series trains were introduced from 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 私鉄車両年鑑2013 [Japan Private Railways Annual 2013] (in Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. 20 March 2013. p. 105. ISBN 978-4-86320-693-9. 
  2. ^ 私鉄車両編成表 2015 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2015] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 23 July 2015. pp. 140–141. ISBN 978-4-330-58415-7.