Keisei 3000 series

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Keisei 3000 series
Keisei 3027 ForTakasago.jpg
8-car set 3027 in July 2014
In service 2003–Present
Manufacturer J-TREC, Nippon Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corporation
Constructed 2002–
Number built 216 vehicles (34 sets)
Number in service 204 vehicles (32 sets) (as of 1 April 2016)
Formation 6/8 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers 3001–3032
Capacity 776 passengers (6-car)
1,042 passengers (8-car)
Operator(s) Keisei Electric Railway
Specifications
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length 18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in)
Width 2,768 mm (9 ft 1 in)
Height 4,050 mm (13 ft 3 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Traction system IGBT-VVVF
Acceleration 3.5 km/h/s
Deceleration 4.0 km/h/s (service)
4.5 km/h/s (emergency)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead catenary
Bogies FS-564 (motored), FS-064 (trailer)
Safety system(s) ATS
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Keisei 3000 series (京成3000形?) is a DC electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Keisei Electric Railway on commuter services in the Tokyo area of Japan since 2003.[1]

Operations[edit]

The eight-car sets are also used on inter-running services via the Toei Asakusa Line to and from the Keikyu Main Line.[2]

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2016, the fleet consists of six eight-car sets (3001 and 3026 to 3030) and 26 six-car sets (3002 to 3025 and 3031 to 3032) formed as shown below.[2]

8-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation M2cN M1N TN M2 M1' TS M1S M2cS
Numbering 30xx-1 30xx-2 30xx-3 30xx-4 30xx-5 30xx-6 30xx-7 30xx-8
Weight (t) 33.0 33.0 27.0 30.0 32.0 27.0 33.0 33.0
Capacity (total/seated) 122/43 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 122/43
  • "xx" corresponds to the set number.
  • Cars 2 and 7 each have two single-arm pantographs, and car 5 is fitted with one.[2]

6-car sets[edit]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6
Designation M2cN M1N TN TS M1S M2cS
Numbering 30xx-1 30xx-2 30xx-3 30xx-6 30xx-7 30xx-8
Weight (t) 33.0 33.0 27.0 27.0 33.0 33.0
Capacity (total/seated) 122/43 133/52 133/52 133/52 133/52 122/43
  • "xx" corresponds to the set number.
  • Cars 2 and 7 each have two single-arm pantographs.[2]

Interior[edit]

Seating accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating throughout.[3]

History[edit]

A second eight-car set, 3026, was delivered from the Nippon Sharyo factory in Toyokawa, Aichi in January 2013, approximately five years after the previous set was built.[4]

Fleet build details[edit]

The build histories for the most recent sets are as shown below.[2] Two six-car sets, 3031 and 3032, were delivered during fiscal 2015, entering revenue service in February and March 2016 respectively.[5] These trains feature interior LED lighting.[5]

Set No. Manufacturer Date delivered
3026 Nippon Sharyo 4 February 2013
3027 J-TREC, Yokohama 4 March 2013
3028 Nippon Sharyo 24 February 2014
3029 J-TREC, Yokohama 16 March 2015
3030 Nippon Sharyo 3 February 2015
3031 Nippon Sharyo 9 February 2016
3032 J-TREC, Yokohama 29 February 2016
3033 J-TREC, Yokohama February 2017[6]
3034 Nippon Sharyo February 2017[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 成田スカイアクセスと京成線で活躍する車両 [Trains active on the Narita Sky Access and Keisei lines]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine. Vol. 39 no. 316. Japan: Kotsu Shimbun. August 2010. pp. 31–43. 
  2. ^ a b c d e 私鉄車両編成表 2016 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2016] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 25 July 2016. p. 28. ISBN 978-4-330-70116-5. 
  3. ^ 京成電鉄3000形 [Keisei Electric Railway 3000 series]. Japan Railfan Magazine (in Japanese). Vol. 43 no. 503. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. March 2003. pp. 48–53. 
  4. ^ 3000形甲種輸送 [3000 series delivered]. RM News (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing Ltd. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  5. ^ a b 「3032編成(6両)」3月7日(月)営業運転開始 [6-car set 3032 enters revenue service on 7 March] (pdf). Keisei News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Keisei Group. 7 March 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  6. ^ a b 京成電鉄3000形3034編成が甲種輸送される [Keisei Electric Railway 3000 series set 3034 delivered]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 4 February 2017. Archived from the original on 5 February 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 

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