Hitachi Monorail

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Tama Toshi Monorail, a "Large" Hitachi monorail system

The Hitachi Monorail System refers to the family of monorails offered by Hitachi, Ltd.

List of notable Hitachi monorails[1][edit]

Hitachi's designs are ALWEG-based, and are available in three configurations:

Type Capacity Axle load Track beam Maximum grade Curving radius
Large 415 11 t (11 long tons; 12 short tons) 850 mm × 1,500 mm (33.46 in × 59.06 in) 6% 70 m (229.66 ft)
Standard 348 10 t (9.8 long tons; 11 short tons) 800 mm × 1,400 mm (31.50 in × 55.12 in) 6% 70 m (229.66 ft)
Small 194 8 t (7.9 long tons; 8.8 short tons) 700 mm × 1,300 mm (27.56 in × 51.18 in) 6% 40 m (131.23 ft)
All specifications as per Hitachi.[2] "Capacity" represents regular load (three passengers per square metre) for a four-car trainset.

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