Sapporo Municipal Subway 9000 series
|Sapporo Municipal Subway 9000 series|
|Manufacturer||Kawasaki Heavy Industries|
|Entered service||8 May 2015|
|Number built||80 vehicles (20 sets)|
|Number in service||80 vehicles (20 sets)|
|Formation||4 cars per trainset|
|Operator(s)||Sapporo Municipal Subway|
|Line(s) served||Tōhō Line|
|Car body construction||Aluminium|
|Train length||69.25 m (227 ft 2 in)|
|Car length||17.425 m (57 ft 2.0 in) (end cars)|
17.2 m (56 ft 5 in) (intermediate cars)
|Width||3.08 m (10 ft 1 in)|
|Height||3.91 m (12 ft 10 in)|
|Floor height||1.3 m (4 ft 3 in)|
|Doors||3 pairs per side|
|Maximum speed||70 km/h (43.5 mph)|
|Traction motors||3-phase AC induction motor|
|Acceleration||0.97 m/s2 (2.2 mph/s)|
|Deceleration||1.1 m/s2 (2.5 mph/s) (service)|
1.3 m/s2 (2.9 mph/s)(emergency)
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC overhead catenary|
|Safety system(s)||ATC and ATO|
|Track gauge||Central guideway with rubber tires|
The Sapporo Municipal Subway 9000 series (札幌市交通局 9000形) is a DC electric multiple unit (EMU) rubber-tyred metro train type operated by Sapporo Municipal Subway on the Tōhō Line in the city of Sapporo, Japan, since 8 May 2015.
The trains are built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Kobe and have aluminium bodies.
The 9000 series trains are formed as four-car sets as shown below, consisting of two motored intermediate cars and two non-powered driving trailer cars. The Tc1 car is at the Sakaemachi end.
The two intermediate motor cars each have one single-arm pantograph.
Passenger accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating, with a wheelchair space in each car.
The order for the fleet of new trains was placed with Kawasaki Heavy Industries in April 2013 at a cost of approximately 12 billion yen (excluding bogies and other equipment ordered separately), and the first trainset was unveiled to the media in November 2014. It entered revenue service on 8 May 2015.
- ^ a b 札幌市営地下鉄東豊線で9000形が営業運転を開始 [9000 series enters service on Sapporo Municipal Subway Toho Line]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
- ^ a b c d 札幌市交通局 9000形 [Sapporo Municipal Subway 9000 series]. Japan Railfan Magazine (in Japanese). Vol. 55, no. 650. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. June 2015. pp. 82–84.
- ^ 札幌市交通局向け地下鉄電車を受注 [Order received for subway trains for Sapporo Municipal Subway]. News release (in Japanese). Japan: Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
- Official press release (31 October 2014) (in Japanese)