KiHa 71 series

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KiHa 71 series
Yuhuinnomori.jpg
KiHa 71 series on Yufuin-no-mori service, August 2006
In service 1989-present
Constructed 1989-1990
Refurbishment 2003
Number built 4 vehicles (1 set)
Number in service 4 vehicles (1 set)
Formation 4 cars per trainset (originally 3 cars)
Operator(s) JR Kyushu
Specifications
Doors 1 per side
Prime mover(s) SA6D125-HD1 (360 hp) x1 (KiHa 71)
SA6D125-HD1A (300 hp) x2 (KiHa 70)
Track gauge 1,067 mm

The KiHa 71 series (キハ71系) is a DMU operated by Kyushu Railway Company exclusively on the Yufuin no Mori service in Kyushu, Japan.[1]

One 3-car set was introduced on March 11, 1989 and was converted from former KiHa 58 and KiHa 65 DMU cars with new bodies. In April 1990, the train was lengthened to 4 cars with the addition of KiHa 70-2.

Formation[edit]

1 2 3 4
KiHa 71-1 KiHa 70-2 KiHa 70-1 KiHa 71-2

Source: [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ JR全車輌ハンドブック2009 [JR Rolling Stock Handbook 2009]. Japan: Neko Publishing. 2009. p. 416. ISBN 978-4-7770-0836-0. 
  2. ^ JR気動車客車編成表 '04年版 [JR DMU & Coaching Stock Formations - 2004]. Japan: JRR. 1 July 2004. p. 27. ISBN 4-88283-125-2.