JR Shikoku 7000 series
7000 series on a Sunport rapid service, May 2009
|In service||November 1990–|
|Number built||36 vehicles|
|Number in service||36 vehicles|
|Formation||1-3 cars per trainset|
|Line(s) served||Dosan Line, Yosan Line|
|Car body construction||Stainless steel|
|Car length||21,300 mm (69 ft 11 in)|
|Width||2,870 mm (9 ft 5 in)|
|Height||3,570 mm (11 ft 9 in)|
|Doors||3 pairs per side|
|Maximum speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
|Traction system||S-MT58 x 4 (Variable frequency)|
|Power output||480 kW per car (7000 series)|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||Overhead catenary|
|Bogies||S-DT58 (7000 series)
S-TR58 (7100 series)
|Multiple working||JR Shikoku 6000 series|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
The sets are based at Takamatsu and Matsuyama depots, and operate on the Yosan Line and Dosan Line. The 7000 series can operate as single-car sets, but the 7100 subseries is single-ended, and must be operated coupled with another 7000 series unit. The sets are designed for use on wanman driver only operation services.
As of 1 April 2012, the fleet consists of 25 7000 series motored cars and 11 7100 series trailer cars.
Double-ended car 7017 at Iyoshi Station, January 2008
Single-ended car 7111 at Kotohira Station, January 2008
The 7000 series trains were first introduced from 21 November 1990.
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- JR電車編成表 2012夏 [JR EMU Formations - Summer 2012]. Japan: JRR. May 2012. p. 205. ISBN 978-4-330-28612-9.
- JR全車輌ハンドブック2009 [JR Rolling Stock Handbook 2009]. Japan: Neko Publishing. 2009. p. 296. ISBN 978-4-7770-0836-0.
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