Osaka Monorail 2000 series

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Osaka Monorail 2000 series
2000 series train
In service 2001 - Present
Manufacturer Hitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Built at Kudamatsu, Kobe
Constructed 2001–
Number built 32 vehicles
Number in service 32 vehicles
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Capacity 410
Operator(s) Osaka Monorail
Car body construction Aluminium alloy
Doors 2 pairs per side
Maximum speed 75 km/h (45 mph)
Traction system Variable frequency (IGBT)
Acceleration 3.0 km/h/s
Deceleration 4.0 km/h/s
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATC

The 2000 series (2000系) is a type of monorail train which has operated on the Osaka Monorail since 2001. The trains are built by Hitachi, Ltd. and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, have aluminium bodies, and operate as four-car formations.

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