Odakyu 30000 series EXE

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Odakyu 30000 series EXE
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Odakyu 30000 series EXE on "Hakone" service, 16 May 2007
In service 1996–Present
Manufacturer Nippon Sharyo
Number built 70 vehicles (7 4+6-car sets)
Formation 6+4 car sets
Operator(s) Odakyu Electric Railway
Car length 20 m (65 ft 7 in)
Traction system VVVF
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead lines
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake
Safety system(s) ATS (OM)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Odakyu 30000 series EXE (小田急30000形 Odakyū 30000-gata?) (Excellent Express) is an electric multiple unit operated by the Odakyu Electric Railway, in Japan.


The 30000 series EXE has a mostly boxy shape. The nose of the front car is usually slanted, however it could also be flat. On the slant-nosed power car, the headlights are above the cab's front windshield. Below the front window is an LED display showing the train service name. Below that there is a broad red stripe going vertically down the front, with small black "EXE" letters in the middle of it.

On the sides of the cars, there is another vertical red stripe going down the middle of the cars.


The 30000 EXE operates mainly between Shinjuku Station (Tokyo) and Hakone-Yumoto Station (about 88 km), and also on Odakyū Enoshima Line Enoshima services from Shinjuku to Katase-Enoshima Station.



  • "Daiya Jōhō" Magazine, May 2007 issue

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