Hankyu 8000 series

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Hankyu 8000 series
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8-car set 8008 on a limited express service, February 2012
In service 1989–
Manufacturer Alna Kōki
Replaced 2000 series, 3100 series, 5200 series
Number built 98 vehicles (19 sets)
Number in service 98 vehicles (19 sets)
Formation 2/8 (formerly 6) cars per trainset
Operator(s) Hankyu Railway
Depot(s) Hirai, Nishinomiya
Line(s) served Hankyu Kobe Main Line
Hankyu Kobe Kosoku Line
Hankyū Takarazuka Main Line
Hankyu Minoo Line
Nose Railway Myōken Line
Nose Railway Nissei Line
Specifications
Car body construction Aluminium alloy
Car length 19,000 mm (62 ft 4 in)
Width 2,750 mm (9 ft 0 in)
Height 4,095 mm (13 ft 5.2 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 115 km/h (70 mph)
Traction system Variable frequency
GTO
SiC (8001)
Acceleration 2.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies FS-369A, FS-069A
SS-139A, SS-039A (Sets 8040 to 8042)
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake
Electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATS
Coupling system Shibata-type (Type 8000/8040/8150/8190)
Knuckle-type (Type 8100)
Multiple working 6000 series, 7000 series, 8200 series, 9000 series
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Hankyu 8000 series (阪急電鉄8000系?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated in Japan by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway since 1989.[1]

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2012, the fleet consisted of ten eight-car sets and nine two-car sets.[2] Some of the two-car sets are semi-permanently coupled with 6-car 7000 series sets.[2] Six-car sets were also operated initially, but these were subsequently lengthened to become eight-car sets.[1]

8-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc1 M2 T1 T2 T2 T1 M1 Mc2
Numbering 8000 8600 8550 8750 8780 8650 8500 8100
  • The "Mc1" and "M1" cars are each fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.[2]
  • The "Mc1" and "M1" cars of set 8008 are each fitted with two single-arm pantographs.[2]
  • Car 5 of set 8020 is numbered 8670 (type 8550), and car 6 is numbered 8790 (type 8750).[2]
  • Cars 7 and 8 of sets 8002 to 8007 include transverse seating.[2]

2-car sets[edit]

Sets 8030 to 8035[edit]

Car No. 1 2
Designation Mc1 Tc
Numbering 8000 8150
  • Sets 8031, 8032, and 8035 are semi-permanently coupled with 6-car 7000 series sets.[2]
  • The "Mc1" cars are fitted with two scissors-type pantographs.[2]
  • Sets from 8033 onward have a modified front end design.[2]

Sets 8040 to 8042[edit]

Car No. 1 2
Designation Mc1 Tc
Numbering 8040 8190

The "Mc1" cars are fitted with two single-arm pantographs.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 私鉄車両年鑑2012 [Japan Private Railways Annual 2012]. Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. February 2012. p. 71. ISBN 978-4-86320-549-9. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j 私鉄車両編成表 2012 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2012]. Japan: JRR. July 2012. pp. 136–138. ISBN 978-4-330-29911-2.