Tokyo Metro 02 series

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Tokyo Metro 02 series
Marunouchi Line 02 series train at Yotsuya Station in June 2007
Manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kinki Sharyo, Nippon Sharyo and Tokyu Car Corporation
Constructed 1988–1996
Entered service 1988
Refurbishment 2010–
Number built 336 vehicles (59 sets)
Formation 3/6 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers 01-53 (6-car sets)
81-86 (3-car sets)
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro
Depot(s) Koishikawa, Nakano
Line(s) served Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Car body construction Aluminium
Car length 18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in)
Width 2,830 mm (9 ft 3 in)
Height 3,495 mm (11 ft 5.6 in)
Maximum speed 75 km/h (45 mph)
Traction system Chopper control (1st-5th batch)
IGBT-VVVF (5th-8th batch)
Acceleration 3.0 km/h/s (1st-5th batch)
3.2 km/h/s (5th-8th batch)
Deceleration 4.0 km/h/s (5.0 km/h/s for emergency brake)
Electric system(s) 600 V DC 3rd rail
Bogies FS-520A, FS-020A (sets 01-19)
SS-130, SS-030 (sets 20-53, 81-86)
Safety system(s) CS-ATC (ATO), TASC
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The Tokyo Metro 02 series (東京地下鉄02系, Tōkyō Chikatetsu 02-kei) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated since 1988 by Tokyo Metro on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line subway in Tokyo, Japan. Its design is based on the Tokyo Metro 01 series.


A total of 336 cars were introduced into service from 17 October 1988 in 8 batches. 53 six-car trainsets (batches 1 to 7) operate on the main section of the Marunouchi Line, while the Hōnanchō branch uses six three-car trainsets (batch 8).


6-car sets[edit]

The 53 six-car sets (01-53) are formed as shown below, with car 6 at the Ikebukuro end.[1]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6
Designation CT1 M T M' M CT2
Numbering 02-100 02-200 02-300 02-400 02-500 02-600

3-car sets[edit]

The 6 three-car Hōnanchō branch line sets (81-86) are formed as shown below, with car 3 at the Nakano-Sakaue end.[1]

Car No. 1 2 3
Designation CM M1 CT'
Numbering 02-180 02-280 02-380



The first trains entered service from 17 October 1988.

In March 1998, Automatic Train Control was introduced on the 02 series, which was supplemented with a Train Automatic Stopping Controller (TASC) system allowing them to stop automatically at stations since November 2002.


Refurbished set 02-102 near Korakuen Station in March 2010

The 02 series fleet is undergoing major refurbishment, with the first treated trains returning to service from February 2010. Refurbishment includes the use of new Toshiba PMSM (permanent magnet synchronous motors), as fitted to the new Chiyoda Line 16000 series trains, offering energy savings of approximately 10%.[2] Internally, pairs of 17-inch LCD passenger information monitors are installed above the passenger doors. The interior is finished in a pale salmon pink colour reminiscent of the original 300 series trains used on the line, and externally, a white "sine wave" design has been added to the red bodyside stripes, again reminiscent of the 300 series livery.[3]


A fleet of 53 new six-car trains is scheduled to be introduced from fiscal 2018, replacing the 02 series trains by fiscal 2022.[4]


  1. ^ a b 私鉄車両編成表 2011 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2011]. Japan: JRR. July 2011. p. 71. ISBN 978-4-330-22711-5. 
  2. ^ Shikata, K; et al. (16 October 2012). "PMSM propulsion system for Tokyo Metro". Electrical Systems for Aircraft, Railway and Ship Propulsion (ESARS): 6. doi:10.1109/ESARS.2012.6387456. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Tokyo Metro press release: "丸ノ内線車両に懐かしのサインウェーブが復活いたします" (14 January 2010). Retrieved 15 January 2010. (in Japanese)
  4. ^ 大手民鉄 2016年度の車両の新造・更新予定 [Major private railway fiscal 2016 rolling stock construction and refurbishment plans]. Tetsudo Daiya Joho Magazine (in Japanese). Vol. 45 no. 389. Japan: Kotsu Shimbun. September 2016. p. 70. 

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