KiHa 150-0, November 2006
|Manufacturer||Fuji Heavy Industries|
|Number built||27 vehicles|
|Number in service||27 vehicles|
|Depot(s)||Asahikawa, Naebo, Tomakomai|
|Car length||20,900 mm (68 ft 7 in)|
|Width||2,925 mm (9 ft 7.2 in)|
|Doors||2 sliding doors per side|
|Maximum speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
|Weight||33.3 t (KiHa 150-0)
33.1 t (KiHa 150-100)
|Power output||450 hp|
|Multiple working||KiHa 40 series, KiHa 54|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
A total of 27 cars were built, with the class divided into two sub-classes: KiHa 150-0 (17 cars) and KiHa 150-100 (10 cars).
- KiHa 150-0
- KiHa 150-100
Ten KiHa 150-0 cars were built by Fuji Heavy Industries between February and May 1993 and allocated to Asahikawa Depot for use on Furano Line and Nemuro Main Line duties. A further seven cars (KiHa 150-11 to 17) were delivered in January and February 1995, and allocated to Naebo Depot for use on Hakodate Main Line services.
These cars have double-glazed sealed windows with air-conditioning.
These cars have no air-conditioning, with inward-opening hopper windows. External livery included a broad light green waistline stripe, as on the second batch of KiHa 150-0 cars.
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