Meitetsu 4000 series

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Meitetsu 4000 series
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4000 series on the Seto Line, July 2009
In service 2008–Present
Manufacturer Nippon Sharyo
Constructed 2008–
Number built 32 vehicles (8 sets)
Number in service 32 vehicles (8 sets)
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Meitetsu
Line(s) served Seto Line
Specifications
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length 18,385 mm (end cars), 18,230 mm (intermediate cars)[1]
Width 2,744 mm[1]
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 100 km/h (60 mph)[1]
Traction system Variable frequency (IGBT)
Acceleration 3.0 km/h/s[1]
Deceleration 3.5 km/h/s (service), 4.0 km/h/s (emergency)[1]
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Meitetsu 4000 series (名鉄4000系) is a commuter electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu) in Japan since 2008.[2]

Formation[edit]

Trains are formed as follows.[3]

Designation Tc1 M2 M1 Tc2
Designation 4000 4050 4150 4100

The M1 and M2 cars each have one single-arm pantograph.

Interior[edit]

History[edit]

The first 4-car set was built in 2008 for use on the Meitetsu Seto Line,[4] entering service on 1 October 2008.[1] Two more sets were delivered in April and May 2009.[5]

Two sets were delivered during fiscal 2011, bringing the total fleet to 32 vehicles (8 sets) by March 2012.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "名古屋鉄道4000系" [Nagoya Railroad 4000 Series]. Japan Railfan Magazine. Vol. 48 no. 571. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. November 2008. pp. 71–75. 
  2. ^ 曽根, 悟 (September 2010). 刊朝日百科. 週刊歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 (in Japanese) (9). Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc. p. 33. ISBN 978-4-02-340139-6.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ 私鉄車両編成表 2010 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2010]. Japan: JRR. August 2010. p. 92. ISBN 978-4-330-15310-0. 
  4. ^ "名古屋鉄道 4000系(瀬戸線用通勤型車両)" [Meitetsu 4000 series Seto Line commuter train]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine. Vol. 37 no. 294. Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun. October 2008. p. 69. 
  5. ^ "私鉄車両のうごき" [Private rolling stock movements]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine. Vol. 38 no. 306. Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun. October 2009. p. 122. 
  6. ^ 名鉄4000系4008編成が営業運転を開始 [Meitetsu 4000 series set 4008 enters revenue service]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 22 March 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 

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