Sapporo Municipal Subway 9000 series
|Sapporo Municipal Subway 9000 series|
Set 9101 in May 2015
|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||69,250 mm (227 ft 2 in)|
|Car length||17,425 mm (57 ft 2.0 in) (end cars)|
17,200 mm (56 ft 5 in) (intermediate cars)
|Width||3,080 mm (10 ft 1 in)|
|Height||3,910 mm (12 ft 10 in)|
|Floor height||1,300 mm (4 ft 3 in)|
|Doors||3 pairs per side|
|Maximum speed||70 km/h (45 mph)|
|Deceleration||4.0 km/h/s (service)|
4.8 km/h/s (emergency)
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||Overhead conductor|
|Track gauge||(Rubber tyre)|
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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- Official press release (31 October 2014) (in Japanese)