Hankyu 9300 series

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Hankyu 9300 series
A 9300 series set on a limited express service, October 2008
In service 2003–
Manufacturer Hitachi
Alna Sharyo (set 9308)
Family name Hitachi A-train
Replaced 2300 series, 6300 series
Constructed 2003–2010
Number built 88 vehicles (11 sets)
Number in service 88 vehicles (11 sets)
Formation 8 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Hankyu Railway
Depot(s) Katsura
Line(s) served Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
Car body construction Aluminium alloy, double-skin
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)
Traction system Variable frequency (IGBT)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies FS-565 (motored)
FS-065 (trailer)
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake
Electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATS, ATC
Coupling system Shibata-Type
Multiple working 7300 series
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Hankyu 9300 series (阪急電鉄9300系) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated in Japan by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway since 2003.[1]


The 8-car 9300 series trains operate on the Hankyu Kyoto Main Line, primarily on limited express services.[1][2]


As of 1 April 2012, the fleet consisted of eleven eight-car sets formed as follows, with three motored (M) cars and five non-powered trailer (T) cars.[2]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Mc1 T1 T2 T2 T2 T1 M1 Mc2
Numbering 9300 9850 9870 9880 9890 9860 9800 9400

The "Mc1" and "M1" cars are fitted with two single-arm pantographs.[2]


Passenger accommodation consists of transverse seating, with longitudinal bench seating at the car ends.[1]


  1. ^ a b c 私鉄車両年鑑2012 [Japan Private Railways Annual 2012]. Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. February 2012. p. 74. ISBN 978-4-86320-549-9. 
  2. ^ a b c 私鉄車両編成表 2012 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2012]. Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. July 2012. p. 141. ISBN 978-4-330-29911-2. 

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