Hokuso 7500 series

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Hokuso 7500 series
Hokuso Railway 7500 Series 7503F.jpg
Set 7503 in November 2018
ManufacturerNippon Sharyo, Tokyu Car
Entered service2006
Number built24 vehicles (3 sets)
Number in service24 vehicles (3 sets)
Formation8 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers7501-7503
Line(s) servedHokuso Line, Keisei Main Line, Toei Asakusa Line, Keikyu Main Line
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in)
Width2,768 mm (9 ft 1.0 in)
Height4,050 mm (13 ft 3 in)
Doors3 pairs per side
Maximum speed120 km/h (75 mph)
Acceleration3.5 km/h/s
Power supply1,500 V
Current collection methodOverhead catenary
Safety system(s)C-ATS
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Hokuso 7500 series (北総鉄道7500形) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) commuter train type operated by the Hokuso Railway on the Hokuso Line in Japan since 2006.[1]


The design is based on the Keisei 3000 series.


As of 1 April 2017, the fleet consists of three eight-car sets formed as shown below, with six motored (M) cars and two trailer (T) cars.[2]

Designation M2c M1 T M2 M1' T M1 M2c
Numbering 7501-1 7501-2 7501-3 7501-4 7501-5 7501-6 7501-7 7501-8

The two M1 cars each have two single-arm pantographs, and the M1' car has one.[2]

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  1. ^ Takai, Kunpei (30 June 2014). Morokawa, Hisashi; Hattori, Akihiro (eds.). 全国私鉄超決定版電車・機関車・気動車1700 全国私鉄超決定版 電車・機関車・気動車1700 [Nationwide Private Railway Ultimate Edition: 1700 EMUs, Locomotives, and DMUs] (in Japanese). Tokyo, Japan: Sekaibunka-sha. p. 84. ISBN 978-4-418-14219-4.
  2. ^ a b 私鉄車両編成表 2017 私鉄車両編成表 2017 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2017] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 25 July 2017. p. 26. ISBN 978-4-330-81317-2.

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