Meitetsu 1600 series
|Meitetsu 1600 series|
Set 1601 in 2008
|In service||10 May 1999- June 2008|
|Family name||Panorama Super|
|Number built||12 vehicles (4 sets)|
|Number in service||None|
|Number scrapped||4 vehicles|
|Formation||3 cars per set|
|Maximum speed||120 km/h (75 mph)|
|Traction system||Variable frequency (IGBT)|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||Overhead catenary|
|Safety system(s)||Meitetsu ATS|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
The Meitetsu 1600 series (名鉄1600系?) was an electric multiple unit (EMU) type operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu) on limited express services in Japan from May 1999 until June 2008. Two cars from each set were subsequently modified to create the 1700 series EMUs in conjunction with new 2300 series cars.
The fleet consisted of four three-car sets formed as follows.
|Numbering||Ku 1600||Sa 1650||Mo 1700|
Passenger accommodation consisted of unidirectional seating arranged 2+2 abreast. Car 2 included a toilet and wheelchair space.
The trains were introduced on 10 May 1999.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Meitetsu 1600 series.|
- 1700系 [1700 series] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
- 私鉄車両編成表 '07年版 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2007] (in Japanese). Japan: JRR. 1 October 2007. p. 88. ISBN 978-4-88283-228-7.
- 名鉄特急の歩み [Meitetsu limited express history] (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad. Retrieved 18 August 2015.