Tokyo Metro 03 series

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Tokyo Metro 03 series
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An 03 series train on the Tokyu Toyoko Line in December 2005
In service 1988 - Present
Manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Nippon Sharyo, Kinki Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corporation
Replaced TRTA 3000 series
Scrapped 2017–
Number built 336 vehicles (42 sets)
Formation 8 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro
Depot(s) Senju, Takenotsuka
Line(s) served Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Tobu Skytree Line
Specifications
Car body construction Aluminium
Car length 18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in)
Width 2,830 mm (9 ft 3 in)
Maximum speed 110 km/h (70 mph)[1]
Traction system 4-quadrant GTO chopper
Variable frequency (IGBT)
Acceleration 3.3 km/h/s[1]
Deceleration 4.0 km/h/s (5.0 km/h/s for emergency brake)[1]
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC overhead
Safety system(s) WS-ATC, Tokyu CS-ATC/ATS, Tobu ATS
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Tokyo Metro 03 series (東京地下鉄03系, Tōkyō Chikatetsu 03-kei) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro in Tokyo, Japan. A total of 42 eight-car trainsets were built, entering service on 1 July 1988.

Operations[edit]

The 03 series trains operate on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, with through-running to and from the Tobu Skytree Line.

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2012, the fleet consists of 42 eight-car sets, formed as shown below, with car 1 at the Naka-Meguro (south) end.[2][1] Sets consist of four motored ("M") cars and four non-powered trailer ("T") cars.[2]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation CT1 M1 M2 Tc Tc' M1 M2 CT2
Numbering 03-100 03-200 03-300 03-400 03-500 03-600 03-700 03-800
  • The M1 cars (cars 2 and 6) each have two lozenge-style pantographs.[2]
  • Cars 1, 2, 7, and 8 in sets 09 to 28 have five pairs of doors per side instead of three.[2]

Withdrawal[edit]

The 03 series trains began to be replaced by new 13000 series trains from 25 March 2017.[3] The first set to be withdrawn, set 14, was removed for scrapping in February 2017.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d The 地下鉄 [The Subway]. Japan: Sansuisha. 2004. p. 31. ISBN 4-06-366218-7. 
  2. ^ a b c d 私鉄車両編成表 2012 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2012]. Japan: JRR. July 2012. p. 72. ISBN 978-4-330-29911-2. 
  3. ^ 東京メトロ13000系が本格的な営業運転を開始 [Tokyo Metro 13000 series began full-scale commercial operation]. railf.jp (in Japanese). Railway Fan. 26 March 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2017. 
  4. ^ http://railf.jp/news/2017/02/03/163000.html

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