Keio 5000 series

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Keio 5000 series
Preserved 5000 series
In service 1963–1996
Manufacturer Nippon Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corp, Hitachi
Operator(s) Keio Corporation
Car body construction Steel
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead
Track gauge 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in)

The Keio 5000 series (京王5000系?) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type which was formerly operated by Keio Corporation in Japan and first introduced in 1963. Built in batches by Nippon Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corp, and Hitachi, it was the recipient of the fourth Laurel Prize of the Japan Railfan Club.

All units were withdrawn from Keio services by December 1996, and a number of units have since been converted for use on other lines throughout Japan, including the Iyotetsu 700 series.[1]


  1. ^ 私鉄車両編成表 2015 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2015] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 23 July 2015. p. 174. ISBN 978-4-330-58415-7.