Meitetsu 300 series

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Meitetsu 300 series
Meitetsu 300 series
Meitetsu 300 series
In service 2002–Present [1]
Manufacturer Nippon Sharyo
Constructed 2002–
Number built 32 vehicles (8 sets)
Number in service 32 vehicles (8 sets)
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Capacity 530
Operator(s) Nagoya Railroad
Line(s) served Meitetsu Komaki Line, Kamiiida Line
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length 19,400 mm (760 in) (end cars)
19,300 mm (760 in) (intermediate cars)
Width 2,730 mm (107 in)
Height 3,620 mm (143 in)
Doors 4 pairs per side
Maximum speed 100 km/h (62 mph)
Acceleration 3.0 km/h/s
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead line
Bogies bolsterless
Safety system(s) ATC (Heian-dōri Station to Ajima Station) Meitetsu ATS (From Ajima Station to Inuyama Station)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Meitetsu 300 series (名鉄300系?) is a commuter electric multiple unit operated by Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu) on the Meitetsu Komaki Line and inter-running services through the Nagoya Subway Kamiiida Line in Japan since 2002. They operate alongside the Nagoya Municipal Subway 7000 series introduced in 2003.


The trainsets are formed as follows.[2] (Left is toward Heian-dōri Station and right is toward Inuyama Station)

Car No. 1 2 3 4
Designation Tc1 M2 M1 Tc2
Numbering 310 320 330 340
130/39 135/46 135/46 130/39

The M1 and M2 cars are each fitted with one single-arm pantograph.[3]


The first cars were delivered in 2002, entering service from April 2002.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 300系 [300 series]. Meitetsu Museum of Rolling Stock (in Japanese). Nagoya Railroad, Inc. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 
  2. ^ 名古屋鉄道300系通勤電車 [Nagoya Railroad Commuter EMU]. Rolling Stock (in Japanese). Nippon Sharyo. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  3. ^ 私鉄車両編成表 2010 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2010]. Japan: JRR. August 2010. p. 89. ISBN 978-4-330-15310-0. 
  4. ^ 名古屋鉄道殿向 300系納入 上飯田連絡線専用車両 [The Supply of the 300 Series to Nagoya Railroad, Trains for the Line Connecting to Kamiiida]. Rolling Stock Topics (in Japanese). Nippon Sharyo. Retrieved 15 November 2010. 

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