Meitetsu 5000 series (1955)

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Meitetsu 5000 series
5000 series at Jingū-mae Station, May 1977
In service 1955-1986
Number built 30 vehicles
Number in service 0
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Nagoya Railroad
Car body construction Steel
Doors 2 per side
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead wire
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Meitetsu 5000 series (名鉄5000系) was an EMU type operated by Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu) in Japan between 1955 and 1986.[1]


The fleet was withdrawn by 1986, donating bogies and electrical equipment to the later 5300 series EMUs.[1]


The trains featured flip-over transverse seating.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c 5000系(初代) [5000 series (1st generation)]. (in Japanese). Asahi Interactive Inc. Retrieved 13 November 2010.