Odakyu 10000 series HiSE

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Odakyu 10000 series HiSE
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Odakyu 10000 series HiSE, December 2007
In serviceDecember 1987–March 2012
Family nameRomancecar
Number built44 vehicles (4 sets)
Number in serviceNone
Formation11 cars per set
Operator(s)Odakyu Electric Railway
Traction systemResistor control
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC
Current collection methodOverhead lines
Braking system(s)Regenerative brake
Safety system(s)ATS (OM)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Odakyu 10000 series HiSE (小田急10000形, Odakyū 10000-gata) (High-decker/High-grade/High-level Super Express) was an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the Odakyu Electric Railway on Romancecar services in the Tokyo area of Japan between 1987 and 2012.


The 10000 series HiSE operated mainly between Shinjuku Station in Tokyo and Hakone-Yumoto Station (about 88 km).


Sets number 2 and 3 were donated to the Nagano Electric Railway in 2005. They were converted to 4-car 1000 series sets at Nippon Sharyou manufacturing factory in Toyokawa, Aichi Prefecture.


The two remaining 10000 series HiSE sets were withdrawn by Odakyu on 16 March 2012.[1]



  • "Daiya Jōhō" Magazine, May 2007 issue
  1. ^ ロマンスカー・HiSE、ロマンスカー・RSE、通勤車両5000形 “特設サイト”開設 “引退記念イベント”開催!! [Special Website Set Up to Mark Withdrawal of HiSe and RSE Romancecars and 5000 series Commuter Train] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Odakyu Electric Railway. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.

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